Miscarriage Comments What To Say and Avoid Saying

Miscarriage Comments – What To Say and Avoid Saying

At The Ribbon Box, we share many reader stories of baby loss, miscarriage and grief. Sadly, despite miscarriages being widely common and affecting 1 in 4, many people suffer in silence, feeling like they are the only ones and that their bodies are failing them. It’s unfair and heartbreaking. We’ve spoken to holistic experts, John [...]

Parenting / Life After Baby Loss

In case you missed it, Headteacher Lisa Sharrock recently wrote for us about trying to conceive and pregnancy after baby loss. This week, Lisa shares sensitively with us how she has been coping with life following her baby loss, what it has felt like and the advice she can offer to others parenting after baby [...]

Your Guide to Infertility and Miscarriage from a Fertility Specialist

For many in our fertility community, miscarriage is a heartbreaking reality when trying to get pregnant. And understandably, those experiencing miscarriage (whether one or recurrent) want to understand what causes miscarriage and how to prevent it from happening again. So we've reached out to our FHH partners at Harley Street Fertility Clinic to share a [...]

Infertility – The Infinite Loop of Hope and Heartbreak

Anyone experiencing infertility or fertility problems knows that the journey to parenthood can be an endless cycle of hope, disappointment and drawing on diminishing energy reserves. We know that going through fertility treatment requires a positive yet realistic outlook, which can be difficult to have when trying to conceive with no success. That's why we [...]

What I’ve Learned from my Fertility Nightmare

Our FHH community (download the free app here) is forever a source of guidance, advice and support for one another and the shared stories offer insights and tips for coping with (in)fertility and fertility treatment. Today, Kristie shares her and her partner's story about recurrent miscarriage and unexplained fertility. Thank you for your story, Kristie.  [...]

Jessie J’s Shock Miscarriage

At Fertility Help Hub, we know the struggle to conceive can affect anyone - including celebrities.  Yesterday, singer Jessie J, opened up about her experiences and shared her miscarriage with fans. Read on to find out about what Jessie J calls "the loneliest feeling in the world." Written by Holly Pigache Featured image credit: Shutterstock [...]

Paths to Motherhood – Journeys Through Infertility & Baby Loss

No one can understand how a miscarriage feels until they have lived through it. As Katherine Hunter will go on to explain in todays Fertility Help Hub article, learning the experiences of other women can be invaluable when it comes to healing. Read on to find out why hearing from other women about their experiences [...]

Navigating pregnancy with PTSD

Valerie candidly shares her personal trying to conceive journey, the trials and tribulations of navigating pregnancy, suffering with PTSD, and more. At a BBQ several weeks ago, one of my husband’s family members pointed at my stomach and asked if there was something I wanted to tell him. Incidentally, my stomach had the slightest of [...]

10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Struggled with Infertility

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Here on Fertility Help Hub, to show you you're not alone, we have listed 10 celebrities who have struggled with infertility. These are ten U.S. celebrities who have travelled their own unique fertility journey to parenthood, including IVF, surrogacy, baby loss and adoption. These celebrities have shared their experiences in the hopes of [...]

Knowledge Is Power – Fertility Issues Uncovered

Today on Fertility Help Hub, we hear from the lovely Sophie Sulehria, about The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” Series. Sophie addresses a range of infertility topics and questions from the TTC (trying to conceive) community, concerning unexplained infertility, male factor infertility, andrologists and infertility support groups / webinars. Read on for 20% off tickets [...]

Lesbian IVF Story – Our Big Gay Journey

Amy and Lucy have been through many failed IUI attempts, experienced baby loss and a cancelled IVF embryo transfer thanks to Covid, before finally getting a BFP (big fat positive) earlier this year. Read on to hear about their lesbian IVF story and the emotional and physical roller-coaster that has come with it. We are [...]

Recurrent Baby Loss – Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Five Miscarriages

Sadly, baby loss affects one in four women. It is something we discuss a lot on Fertility Help Hub, through shared experiences and expert support. We have asked Allison Schaaf, the founder of Miscarriage Hope Desk (a friendly evidence-based resource), what she wished she had known before her five miscarriages. Allison is also the founder [...]

Baby Loss – Meghan Markle Reveals She Suffered a Miscarriage

Photo credit – The New York Times Words by Holly McElroy Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has revealed that she suffered from a miscarriage in July this year. In an article for the New York Times, entitled ‘The Losses We Share’, Meghan wrote of the ‘almost unbearable grief’ at losing what would have been […]

Baby Loss – Stacey’s Miscarriage Journey

  We recently re-shared a post on Instagram and it resonated with a lot of people around the world. For this reason, we asked the lady who wrote it, Stacey, to write her story in a fertility blog for us to share with our readers. Read on to hear about Stacey’s trying to conceive journey […]

Why Surrogacy? The Most Common Reasons

  We have many Fertility Help Hub readers coming to us, looking at third party reproduction to help them have a family. Donor conception and surrogacy is becoming a much more widely accepted and discussed route to parenthood. For this reason, we’ve turned to our partner Surrogacy and Egg Donation Agency, Extraordinary Conceptions, to find […]

Grief and Grieving – When a Baby Dies

  Here at Fertility Help Hub we’re about sharing personal stories, as well as thoughts from experts. We’ve turned to Clinical Psychologist Dr Michelle Tolfrey who has written about her own experience of baby loss and re-building a life around the grief. Over to Michelle… Fromtheotherchair.co.uk | @from_the_other_chair Until 2016, I had no idea that […]

Baby Loss Awareness – What Not to Say to a Woman Who’s Had a Miscarriage

Baby loss affects so many around the world and this pain can feel so isolating and unbearable. Our aim is to tell other peoples’ stories, to get people talking and to raise awareness. The feelings you’re having matter and they’re normal. This week we spoke to Rhiannon, who has a blog called ‘The Mother of [...]
miscarrying while on call as a doctor

Baby loss awareness – miscarrying at work, whilst on-call as a doctor

Miscarriage is one of the hardest things we can face. Miscarrying on call, as a doctor – we can only imagine. All too often, we end up walking through baby loss alone, to some degree. One TRB reader, Dr Katherine, has shared her experience of miscarrying at work, in the middle of a 13-hour shift. [...]
Loving Christmas after our Stillbirth

Baby Loss Awareness – Loving Christmas after our Stillbirth

Baby loss is devastating and there needs to be more awareness – it’s one of the toughest challenges we may face in life. We all find different ways to cope, but Christmas after stillbirth, miscarriage or any kind of loss can be particularly difficult. Jenn, a Pregnancy Loss / Fertility Coach, tells us her story [...]


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