"Is he your first?" The four little words that always make my heart sink.
'Last Mother's Day, I was about to call my mum. Then my dad phoned.'
'My sister died. Now I don't know how to be around her two kids.'
'I was semi-estranged from my dad when he died. The guilt almost destroyed me.'
I've been widowed twice and lost my 16-month-old child. Here's how I survived.
'Four months ago I lost my son in a tragic accident. A medium has changed everything.'
'I've been widowed twice and lost a child. I can't face losing my father.'
"For three weeks I was a mother." The particular pain of miscarriage in your 40s.
'I told my work team of 30 about my miscarriage. I didn't expect their response.'
'My mum’s favourite daughter died, and I can't replace her no matter how hard I try.'
Gemma's husband died suddenly on Saturday. She's 7 months pregnant with their second child.
'Two years ago, my husband died suddenly. These are the lessons I've learned from his death.'
'No one talks about it, but we must. So here's what happened when I miscarried at home.'
'My husband died suddenly and left me a single mum. I've since learnt 2 lessons about grief.'
Chelsea's mum took her own life in prison. She's broken and can't afford her funeral.
"My sister died suddenly. The way I grieved made people uncomfortable."
Before The Bump
Work & Money