Parents’ Stories

If you are a newly bereaved parent, we hope that these touching stories from other families about their precious babies, will give you some comfort at this difficult time.

Parents’ Stories

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…

Lilly

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…

Lilly

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…

Laci

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…

In Loving Memory

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…

Molly & Grace

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…

Findlay Francis Mcmillan

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…

Lara Docherty

by the Monday I decided that I needed some more reassurance.  This time, because I was coming up to 34 weeks, I was sent straight to the hospital to have a trace…

Aidan Michael Philip

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…

Eve Lowrie Burns

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…