Trigger warning (and spoiler alert): This post mentions pregnancy and baby loss as well as giving away part of the plot to the final episode of BBC’s Poldark. In any normal week I would have been furious at a story that even hinted at the plot of the final episode of Poldark, which I've been watching … Continue reading Gone But Never Forgotten: A Third Birthday.
Trigger warning: Miscarriage, pregnancy loss and termination mentioned. Although I write for a living, the day I truly realised the power of words was as I was trying to get a "fit note" from the doctor. "So, you've had a termination," he said. It was like he had actually punched me, to the point I … Continue reading The One.
Trigger warning: Miscarriage/termination and pregnancy loss. Looking back now, I realise how naive we were; seriously thinking that the toughest decision we had to make was whether or not to try for a baby. We had talked about having children, as you do in that rather vague way when your relationship starts to get more … Continue reading “No,” she said.