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Parent Stories

  • My boy, Ollie… On 14 December 2014 my beautiful little boy arrived. He was 38.4 weeks, so a little bit early but it was really no surprise. I always knew he’d arrive early; he was such an active little bundle, always kicking and punching. I say ‘he’, but the first
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  • Right Where I am It’s been 4 years and 4 months we have lived so much longer without her than with her. I am proud to say I am a survivor, however I am still healing because I am still loving. I am sad that I know now so much
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  • Laci was my third child, a lovely surprise. I had a text book pregnancy, one of my easiest actually. All was perfect until I was 37+4 weeks and I felt no movement so I went in to triage to be checked over. I went in myself and fully expected to
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  • Molly 14.4.11 & Grace 4.5.12   We found out we were pregnant with Molly in mid-December 2010, 5 months after our wedding. We were delighted, but couldn't help worry as we had miscarried at 6 weeks just 2 months earlier. At a scan on the 6th of January we saw
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  • My wife and I came to find SANDS Lothians after we lost our twins at 23 weeks. Having twins was not something we had ever expected as there was no history of twins in either of our families. We had no idea how we were going to manage, but having
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  • Lilly was my third pregnancy, I have a daughter Hannah 8 years old and a son Liam 5 years old. We found out I was pregnant sept 2010 everything seemed to be going fine , We had the 12 week scan on the 21st Dec an early xmas surprise and everything
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  • Lara Docherty     9/6/2011 “In July 2010 my husband David and I got married” Lianne Docherty begins “we were keen to start a family soon after.  When it happened quicker than expected in the November we were over the moon.  We told our parents and they were delighted because it was
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  • My Journey... Somewhere over the Rainbow Findlay Francis McMillan 25th March 2013   The happiest day of my life was 25 March 2013 when I found out I was pregnant with my first child.  Having been with my partner, Gavin, for over 8 years it felt so right and we
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  • Our son, Aidan Michael, was born on 4th September 2005 after a fairly uneventful pregnancy.  Towards the end, I was aware that our baby didn’t seem to move around the same as other peoples’.  I’d been anxious throughout the pregnancy but couldn’t put my finger on what wrong.  Baby had
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  • Taking a deep breath Ros begins “Four and a half years ago on 24th December 2007, I was 32 weeks pregnant.  We’d had the usual Sunday before Christmas when we have a big family get together.  I had been very good that year and bought everything before hand so I’d
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