Death before life

The stillbirth of her daughter leaves a woman struggling with feelings of guilt, sadness and anger

I won't ever forget Sunday, 16 May 2004. It was the day my life changed forever. It was the day I discovered the treasured daughter I had cocooned inside me for nine months had died.

There was no warning. I had been through a textbook pregnancy, with normal scans, tests, ‘perfect’ blood pressure and good health.