What I have learnt since our last miscarriage

This time last year our world was imploding for the third time in six months. We had already had two miscarriages at the beginning of the year and despite a positive pregnancy test after our IVF embryo transfer in May, by June the early scan showed that the pregnancy wasn't viable and we would miscarry … Continue reading What I have learnt since our last miscarriage


Hope don’t let me go…

If you haven't already come across the beautiful voice of Kirby Kaple who sings with the American Christian band Housefires, here's the perfect introduction. Kirby wrote this song about her struggle with infertility (have a Google to find out more about her story). For me, this song perfectly summarises the pain and grace that those … Continue reading Hope don’t let me go…


I'm so glad you've dropped by to read my blog. Below you'll find my most recent posts and if you have a rummage along the menu you'll also find a little info about me, a copy of the first post I ever wrote which explains my story and a page of useful resources. Helena x

A song of joy; rebuilt with treasure – Isaiah 54

“Sing, O childless woman,     you who have never given birth! Break into loud and joyful song, O Jerusalem,     you who have never been in labor. For the desolate woman now has more children     than the woman who lives with her husband,”     says the Lord. 2 “Enlarge your house; build an addition.     Spread out your home, and … Continue reading A song of joy; rebuilt with treasure – Isaiah 54