Women’s Views: Healing the Hurt

When I discovered I was pregnant for the third time, I was over the moon. I have two fantastic children and always knew I wanted more. I love being a mother and it’s one of the few things in life that I feel really good at. My pregnancies had been very straight forward and there was no reason why this one should be any different. No reason at all, but it was. In my 13th week I started to bleed and a scan revealed that my little bean’s heart had stopped beating. There aren’t words to describe the devastation I felt. All our hopes and dreams for the future of my little bump were stilled by the quietness of the screen and the sympathy in the eyes of the hospital staff. Continue reading