Through a post on Tots100, I found this great new organisation called Saying Goodbye, who are working with several organisations such as the Miscarriage Association to organise memorial services in the memory of 'the lost ones' - the babies who we never got to meet. Many, many people have been through this, more than I imagined until it happened to me.
All over the UK, they are organising these services to allow parents and family members to formally remember their lost babies. What a great idea I think, to give people a chance to share with others who have been in a similiar experience and are there to support each other.
I, unfortunately have had the experience of losing two babies, one in a missed miscarriage and one through an ectopic pregnancy that put me into emergency surgery with serious internal bleeding. I think of my lost babies often and it annoys me how some people can be so mis-understanding of those who have been through it, and there are many of us. So for Saying Goodbye to organise these services is wonderful to help those who have been through it.
For more information about the organisation and the services being held, press here
My body is a temple,
Holding this precious gift safe and sound
Like a priceless treasure
Never to be lost, never to be found