Jacob and Emily’s Story

Emma is mummy to Jacob who has Mosaic Trisomy 8, this is their story:       When I was pregnant the doctors found an increased nuchal behind Jacob’s neck on our 12 week scan. I had the screening for Down’s Syndrome which came back clear although the doctors said they couldn’t rule out a […]

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Raise money for Friends of Serenity by Reaching for Rainbows!

Stick it to 2020 by Reaching For Rainbows 2020 was a year full of disappointments, to put it lightly, with job furloughs, cancelled holidays and postponed weddings to name but a few. However, it was also a year that sparked hope with neighbours looking out for one another, random acts of kindness being performed and […]

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Share Your Story- Zoe & Maisie

I had an easy pregnancy with Maisie, she was such a wriggle bum and I could tell she was going to have an attitude!  At 39+5 days, I realised that evening that she hadn’t moved like she usually did, and when I woke the next day, she was still quiet.  We went to the local […]

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Share Your Story- Amanda & Milo

I gained and lost a son on July 15, 2020.   My story began with the horrid words Bilateral Renal Agenesis. This was supposed to be the day I found out the gender; it was supposed to be a joyous day. I was not supposed to leave the hospital crying, but there I was with my head […]

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Share Your Story- Racheal & Layla Rae

Nothing can ever prepare you for the loss of a child. Carrying a child is supposed to be one of the most joyful times of your life. Until it isn’t. Until your body betrays you, makes an error. Your doctor is supposed to be there to support you, your decisions and your beliefs. Mine did […]

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Share Your Story- Kristian & Stanley

It was early January 2019 when we found out our unborn son had CDH (Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia). We hadn’t a clue what it was, all my wife kept saying was that the midwife just said “they usually die” when she asked her what it meant. “They usually die…”, that was it, I’m not sure the […]

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Share Your Story- Shona & Joey

Me and my partner had been trying for a few years and had an early miscarriage the year before, we were starting to lose hope and even went for a private appointment at a clinic in the hope that we could get some help. However, after the first appointment, I found I was pregnant so […]

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Share Your Story- Emma & Grace

Hello –  I’m Emma. I’m 28 and I live in Lancashire. I’m writing this the week before what will be 4 years since our first baby died. Her name is Grace. It was Grace then and it’s still Grace now. (Pictured above earlier on in my pregnancy, I didn’t take many photos, I wish I […]

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Share Your Story- Nichola & Lauren

In early 2004 I found out I was pregnant and like all other new “to be” parents we were excited and scared at the same time. The early stages of the pregnancy all (appeared) to be well. We went through the various stages and all was good. The 20-week scan gave us the info we […]

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Share Your Story- Viki & Dominic Leo, Rainbow and Star

My name is Viki, I’m 33 years old & live in Burnley, Lancashire with my partner Dan & our British blue cat Brucey. We’ve been together for over 9 years & wanted a baby for 6 years! I found out I was expecting in late 2014 & had the perfect pregnancy throughout. I gave birth […]

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