miscarriage

 Sonia

Mom to 6 living children, 8 angels in Heaven

February 2015

 Oxfordshire, UK

My last miscarriage was a shock. I was actively TTC with an 11 day LP and at 11dpo I tested and got a negative pregnancy test. The period started on 1st February 2015 and lasted until 6th February. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2015/02/7504.html

michelle

Mom to Katie

Born sleeping May 26, 2009

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

This is for our precious angel, Katie Isobel.

She didn’t have a long life. In fact she never even took her first breath in our world, but despite all of that, she was — and still is — loved by so many. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2015/02/7259.html

Maria

Mom to Samuel

Stillborn February 16, 2012

Berkshire, United Kingdom

When we got pregnant we had tried to conceive for a few years and had also added two cycles of IVF to the mix of building our family. To finally be pregnant was a victory and we couldn’t wait to meet our baby. A true miracle it was.

My pregnancy was pretty uneventful, I had just a little nausea, heartburn and general tiredness but otherwise I was feeling good and healthy. From week twelve I started more and more to believe this was real and my fears of something going wrong decreased significantly. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2012/05/5210.html

Katie

Mom to Drake

Lost May 17, 2011 at 20 weeks

Tipton, United Kingdom

I was 18 when I got pregnant. It wasn’t planned, but as the pregnancy progressed as every woman. I started to get excited. My pregnancy wasn’t easy and from 2 months I was continuously spitting and couldn’t stop; I had bad morning sickness up until I gave birth. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2012/02/4691.html

Claudia

Mum to Gabriele 09/10/2011

Mum to Vincenzo & Benedetto (submitted separately)

Buckinghamshire, UK

It started well.  April and I was pregnant, again I knew straight away and my trusty Clear Blue Digital confirmed 1-2 weeks.  It had to be all good this time, as long as it wasn’t twins we knew what to do – start the Aspirin and go and get some blood thinners prescribed.  

http://facesofloss.com/2011/11/3787.html

Claudia

mum to Vincenzo & Benedetto

07/01/2011

Buckinghamshire, UK

For me this story,  it is a little ironic to know that I write about my sons in a non-tangible place the internet, where their story will forever be ‘in the cloud’ – like my boys. So I will start slowly…..this is the story of Vincenzo and Benedetto, our sons.  It might well start with Once Upon a Time if you like…….I met my husband and from the moment I saw him I knew I would always love him.  This feeling hasn’t changed in the nine years we have been together.  We wanted to wait until after marriage to have children and in 2009 we got married.   Last year we decided that we were ready and so in May 2010 I tentatively came off the pill and, well you can guess the rest.  In August 2010 I used three pregnancy testers plus one of those really expensive digital ones to tell me that I was 1-2 weeks pregnant.  Just like that-wow!  Hello Little Sprout. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2011/11/3781.html

Heidi

Mom to Angus Andrew Wu

February 8, 2011 – February 11, 2011

Dumfries, Scotland, UK

Where to start? I married the love of my life in 2009 and just over a year later we decided to try for a baby. To our surprise the first month we fell pregnant. Apart from a lot of morning sickness all was happy and healthy. Our estimated due date was February the 14th, Valentine’s day, how romantic! I’d always disliked Valentine’s Day but our little baby was due then and that would make it very special. We spent the 9 months bonding with this bump, calling the baby he as we just felt there was a little boy in there. Six days before our EDD our little fella decided he was ready to meet mama and daddy. At 13.08 on the 8th of February 2011 Angus Andrew Wu was born along with a love I’d never felt before. At that moment our lives changed. We just didn’t expect it to be like this. He was a happy and healthy little boy and we went home the same day he was born. We had 3 blissful days with our son as a family. Those 3 days are held so dear in our hearts, perfection, pure perfection. I didn’t care how little sleep I got I just looked at our son in awe. We made him, together, out of pure love came this pure innocent little soul. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2011/11/3667.html

Victoria

Mom to Gideon Raymond Matthew

March 30th, 2011 – April 16th, 2011

Conwy, United Kingdom

Gideon, my first child, a tiny warrior, died in the special care baby unit at only 17 days old. This is his story.

We had been trying to get pregnant for 2 years, so the day we got our first ever positive pregnancy test was the most exciting and happiest of my life. But I was also cautious; I was terrified I was going to miscarry, and so we tried not to tell people for a while. But at 8 weeks we had a scan, and our baby was fine, measuring on target with a good heart rate, so we plucked up the courage to announce the pregnancy. Everyone was so happy for us, having assumed we’d need fertility treatment to get pregnant. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2011/09/3179.html

Ramona

Mom to Sarah

January 24th, 2010 – May 30th, 2011

and Aidan & Sophie

September 5th, 2010 – May 30th, 2011

Newcastle, UK

My three angels Sarah, Aidan and Sophie passed away caused to car accident. [Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2011/09/3114.html

Nicole
Mom to Oliver Tyler
July 29th, 2010
United Kingdom
On Monday the 26th July 10 my baby was quite active, I went to go for my nap around lunchtime, and the baby was kicking like mad, I laid in bed and felt a really big kick/odd movement, I remember thinking that was weird, I fell asleep and woke up at 2pm.  For the rest of the day i felt nothing but i had my ten movements and he had been active so i was not worried.  


[Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2010/10/383.html

Sophie
Mom to Jaiden Mark Keith Gray
Stillborn on May 27th, 2010
Wiltshire, UK
The worst experience ever….. Sunday, May 23rd, I stayed over my mums house ready to go out for the day with the family the next day. We arrived at the beach, and it was such a lovely day spending time with the family as well as the sun being out. Later on that day, I went to my home where me and my partner David live together. I decided to stay at my mums again that night, as me and David had a falling out. 

[Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2010/09/233.html

Emma
Mummy to Evie May
Born sleeping February 6th, 2010
Hull, UK

http://facesofloss.com/2010/08/124.html

Lucy
Mom to Bobby
Born asleep on July 3rd, 2009
London, UK

The Other Half and I had been together 8 years when we finally agreed to start trying for a family. We began our TTC journey at the end of October 2006.
It wasn’t until Sunday 1st March 2009 that we got our long awaited BFP. We were finally going to become a proper family after 28 months of trying.
My pregnancy with Bobby or ‘Bob the Blob’ as he was nicknamed was a tricky one.

[Read more…]

http://facesofloss.com/2010/08/109.html

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