Fiona and Keith’s Story

Keith and I decided that we would love to make an addition to our family of two boys, so we decided to try and get pregnant. I got pregnant in October 2010 but sadly we lost this baby in January 2011 as baby’s heart was not beating. I had a D + C in a maternity...

Claire’s Story

My view is a side of termination that most people are not aware of and until you are in the situation it doesn’t cross your mind. Please take time to read our stories and consider why abortion should be legalised in Ireland. I had always been someone who said I would...

Arlette’s Story

My husband and I were trying awhile to have our third baby. We found out at Christmas time I was pregnant and were both thrilled as was our 8-year-old and 5-year-old boys. At my 13-week scan, the sonographer recognised there was some fluid around the baby’s head and...

Anonymous

We’ve had five pregnancies, all affected by a syndrome called Mekal Gruber. It’s where the baby will survive in me because of the cord feeding them but will 100% die during or after childbirth. They are severely deformed ,where the back of the head doesn’t form...

Amanda’s Story

As I sit down to write this, my daughter’s ashes sit in a small wooden box on the shelf across the room. A plaque on top of her little box states: Aoife Burke, died 2 December 2011, Rest in Peace. The box came by courier last week, from England. I had spent the week...