2020-12-04 11:12:07

'It can't just be me': Guardian readers share their stories of miscarriage

After praise for Duchess of Sussex’s disclosure, readers say there has been a culture of silence around the subject“I was at my 10-week scan and I just felt something wasn’t right. The doctor became very quiet and I instantly knew. Then I heard the words ‘I’m sorry, there is no heartbeat’,” recalls Emma Redston, a 38-year-old primary school teacher who lives in Surrey. “I remember falling to my knees, feeling like the floor had been ripped from under me.”It was 2016 and Emma had suffered a miscarriage after falling pregnant quickly when she and her husband, Steve, tried for a