It can sometimes help to read stories from parents who may have experienced a similar situation to your own. Kind parents have shared theirs with us here. Please be aware that some stories contain details of survivors.

Sam's Story

Sam and her girls raised over £1000 for Bereavement Support Services by 'Going on a Bear Hunt' for big brothers' Jacob and George.

Gary's Story

Eighteen years ago, Gary Anderson and his wife Michelle suffered a heartbreaking tragedy. Gary aims to help as many people as he can with his legacy to his daughters.

Zena's Story

Zena and husband Jake turned to Twins Trust and found the Bereavement Support Group a safe space during an incredibly tough time. 

Sue and Ian's Story

It was a day of remembrance for Sue and Ian Madel when they took part in the Walk 10K for TTTS in memory of their twin daughters, Kayleigh and Lucy.

Tracey's Story

“Oh your twins are so cute” is an off-the-cuff comment by well-meaning strangers that still fills Tracey Kirby with sadness.

Noah's Story

Born early, Noah had already managed to survive Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) and spent the lead up to Christmas battling to stay alive in Intensive Care.

Hannah and Matt's Story

It has been 24 weeks since I said goodbye to our boys, the same amount of time I was lucky enough to carry them.

Primrose's Story

It is approaching three years since we lost our daughter, but I remember everything about that night as clear as day.

Rebecca's Story

Losing a baby can be a very lonely time. Losing a baby during a world pandemic is even more so, with your regular supports and friendships out of reach.

Poppy and Rosie's Story

Rosie sadly passed away on 30th April 2021 at 16:10 at 23+6 gestation and one day before 'viability'.

Claudia and Benjamin's Story

I want people to know that they are not alone; charities like Twins Trust and its Bereavement Support Group are here for everyone. 

Rayna and Hakeem's Story

I got in touch with Twins Trust and was paired with a Befriender; I found so much support within the private BSG group as well.

Lauren's Story

Noah and Bodhi were born silently at 32 weeks on 5th June 2021.

Ben's Story

When Sam died, I was only one. 21 years on there are still days I think and talk about him.

Jodie and Steve's Story

Identical twins Henry and Adam were born on March 23rd 2020 – the day the UK went into lockdown. Henry sadly passed away six days later.

Jess's Story

We remember Charlie and Joshua by celebrating their birthday every year and in so many other ways.

Kate's Story

They change the world, these special sleeping babies do, they make small ripples that turn into waves that change things.


Here are stories shared with us by parents during the Baby Loss Awareness week 2020.