About Me

I am 26 and live in Norfolk, UK with my Rainbow baby, Jackson and my fluffy babies, Luna the Ragdoll cat and Lexi the Chihuahua.

In 2013, at age 21, I suffered a missed miscarriage with my first child, and daughter, Effy-Mae at 21 weeks. This broke me and eventually destroyed my relationship with her father. I am still rebuilding my life from the loss.

Following this I started a blog to document my attempts to carry my next baby to term, which, thankfully, I did. After an eventful pregnancy (being treated for Antiphospholipid Syndrome with daily injections, numerous consultant appointments, and my overactive thyroid relapsed during the pregnancy), I delivered Jackson Theo after being induced 2 weeks early in July 2014.

I treat my blog like a diary, and as such it is a random collection of thoughts. I take my prompts from what is going on in my life or what I’ve been thinking about rather than what other people tell me to write.
I write for me, but if other people choose to read it then I’m honoured, and I hope it brings hope to others going through difficult pregnancies and also raises awareness of baby loss.
Naturally my blog has now evolved to include my plunge into parenthood, and I shall be blogging honestly about my experiences as a mum to my beautiful baby boy.

Baby loss is a tragic event in anyone’s life, and losing my first child is no exception. It is an experience I will never forget and wouldn’t want to. I plan to make her proud of me and her little brother by being as good a parent as I can to both of them.

  • An 'Angel Baby' is a baby lost during pregnancy or early childhood, who sleeps in the clouds instead of our arms.

    A 'Rainbow Baby' is a baby born following the loss of an 'Angel Baby', a beacon of hope after a storm, while not denying the storm happened.

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