Tiny Lives Christmas Service

I mentioned in my 10 ways to include your baby at Christmas time blog about attending Christmas services. We originally had hoped to attend two this year, one in Newcastle arranged by Tiny Lives which is a charity that looked after Silver in SCBU, and one in York arranged by The Lullaby Trust which have…

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Fundraising Update – Doggy Hamper and Raffle

I recently wrote a post about how I’ve decided the time has come to prioritise family and take a break from my business, closing shop for now if not permanently. I had my last show booked and wanted to use this platform to help Tiny Lives who supported Silver and ourselves so much with a…

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Silver’s Six Month Birthday

I debated whether to include this in part of my general sixteen week pregnancy update blog since it was obviously part of my week but this I feel warranted its own blog as it was rather a special occasion. After all, we can’t go to Newcastle for her one year birthday as originally planned with…

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16 Week Pregnancy After Loss Update

I’m back, and more organized this week! I decided to get a head start and get writing this before my sixteen weeks are fully up so it might actually be posted on time this week. (scrap that, I got off to a good start then the fatigue hit me throughout this last week and I’m…

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Donating Breastmilk after Silver Passed Away

Hi Everyone! I can’t tell you how excited I am to be posting this blog finally! I wrote this quite some time ago but my hard drive crashed and over a month later and £500 later I am now so pleased to share my story with you. Please bear with me as some things like…

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Pregnancy After Loss Update – 11 weeks

Eleven weeks already? How did the first trimester go so quickly? Silver’s felt never ending yet I feel this one feels it is over before its even begun. Okay so technically I’ve got a week and a bit left but still I feel like it was only yesterday we got the news. Nonetheless I’ve got…

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Rainbow Baby Announcement

Wow, where do I start? Is it bad that I am starting to write this in preparation for posting later this week and I just had a small fleeting thought that what if tomorrow there’s no heartbeat? I can imagine that’s a normal part of pregnancy after loss. I’m already paranoid and terrified. I thought…

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Tiny Lives – Fundraising

Hello everyone! It may come as a surprise to you but most people who have lost a baby are supported by charities. This may look different depending on your location and circumstances but I would love to share with you some of the charities which supported us and why I am asking you to help…

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3rd Time Lucky? – Prenatal Depression

There are parts of pregnancy that I love. The fluttering baby kicks (maybe not so much the kicks to the bladder or ribs), the bond you have with your husband when he rubs you belly or simply the excitement of welcoming a new baby into the family. Of course, things won’t be quite the same…

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The Waiting Game – Post Mortem Results

Yesterday marked 6 weeks from us taking Silver down to the chapel of rest at the RVI in Newcastle. We’d had five nights with her in the NICU in flats which are used for parents preparing to take their NICU baby home whilst having the nurses nearby in case any incident did occur. It was…

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