The Shock… and trying to look beyond the pain

“One of the incredibly hard things to deal with after a pre-term loss of a baby is the unexpected nature of it….My husband looked at his facebook account…A pregnancy announcement followed by a death announcement in a space of 10 days with nothing in between on his wall. That’s the shock of it- we were expecting, then suddenly we weren’t. The thing is though, something did happen in between. Our baby didn’t just disappear, we had him. He was real, he existed and he mattered….The pain can be crippling, consuming and devastating but I try my best to look beyond it to see the love behind…”

(Excerpt from one of my blog articles written for SANDS-Miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn death support organisation) Please CLICK HERE to read the full article on the SANDS website.



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