Losing a baby at 20-24 weeks of pregnancy
Profiles - Experiences
Nesta is 39 and married with two children aged 3 and 5 years. She works as a medical communications consultant.
Lisa and Matt
Lisa and Matt are married. Lisa is 36 and works as a church women’s worker and Matt is 36 and works as a physiotherapist. They have a son who is 18 months old.
Kareena and Raj
Kareena and Raj are married. Kareena is 29 and is a teacher. Raj is 30 and works as a council technician.
Asun and David
Asun and David are married. Asun is 33 and works as a nurse and David is 37 and works as a data analyst. They have a son who is 2 years old.
Kamie and Dale
Kamie and Dale live together. Kamie is 31 and is a sale advisor. Dale is 32 and is a power station operative. At the time of the interview they had a baby aged 4 months and also two children aged 8 and 10 years from previous relationships.
Kirsty and Matthew
Kirsty and Matthew are married. Kirsty is 37 and Matthew is 36 and they both work for the civil service. At the time of the interview they have two sons aged 2 years and 2 months.
Elaine and David
Elaine and David are married. Elaine looks after the home and cares for their son who is 12 years old. David worked as a business analyst and is now retired.
Maxine and Steve
Maxine and Steve are married. Maxine is 35 and a teacher and Steve is 49 and is self-employed.
Joelle and Adam
Joelle and Adam are married. Joelle is 34 and a healthcare professional and Adam is 34 and is an accountant.
Michelle and Iain
Michelle and Iain are married. Michelle is 47 and is a doula, caring for women giving birth including those experiencing loss and Iain is 45 and is a baker and chaplain.
Emily and Mike
Emily and Mike are married. Emily works as a personal assistant and Mike is a telecommunications engineer.
Liz is 40 and married with two children aged 1 and 2 ½ years. She works as a lawyer.
Collette is 41 and is a teacher. She is separated and lives with her 2 year old son.
Helen is 37 and is married. She used to work as a garment technician but now is a full time carer for her son aged 5 years and her daughter aged 4 months.
Sarah is 34 and married with two children aged 8 and 13 years. She works as a teacher.
Kerry is 47 with a son aged 8 years and 2 stepdaughters. She works as a legal executive assistant.
Sam is in a relationship but lives on her own. She is 26 and works as a retail assistant.
Camille is 26 and is married with a child aged 17 months and was pregnant at the time of the interview. She trained as a midwife before she left work to care for her daughter.
Loretta is 54 and is divorced. She has two children aged 19 and 23 years. She works for the civil service.
Carly is 30 and is married with two children aged 5 years and 5 months. She works in customer services.
Alison is 30 and is married with a 1 year old child. She works as a museum curator.
Kelly is 39 and is married. She has been pregnant five times and has children aged 2 and 3 years.
Vikki is 38 and lives with her partner. She has given birth to four children and also had a miscarriage at 8 weeks. She works as a primary school teacher.
Courtney is married and has given birth to one child and had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. She is a designer.
Vikki lives with her partner and has had three children and at the time of interview she was 34 weeks pregnant with her fourth child. She previously worked as a legal secretary.
Helen is married and has given birth to two children. She is a lawyer.
Sharon is married and is a university tutor in marketing. She has given birth to three sons.
Lindsay is married with two children and at the time of interview was 34 weeks pregnant with her third child. She is a trained speech and language therapist.