A deeply useful, practical and sympathetic resource that will be invaluable for anyone affected. It can be difficult to find the right words when it comes to pregnancy loss, but Petra Boynton has done just that. – Justine Roberts, Founder and CEO of Mumsnet

Pregnancy loss can be devastating, and for some it’s a life-changing experience. It’s a time of shock, sadness and grief, but also one of questions and confusion. It’s times like this you really need a sympathetic ear, a shoulder to cry on, or someone that can support and guide you through. This book is the companion that everyone needs. Not only is it packed with expert information and advice, Petra’s empathy and compassion shine through on every page. From understanding why loss occurs, to how partners can be affected, to getting help and support, this is an invaluable resource. – Dr Ranj Singh, NHS Doctor & TV Presenter

Petra Boynton’s book is a very welcome addition to the existing literature on pregnancy loss. It provides a helpful and thoughtful overview of the factual, practical and emotional issues that feature time after time on our helpline and forums – and some that rarely get mentioned at all. It is understanding and inclusive, beautifully illustrated and designed, clear and accessible. It’s a book that will bring comfort and understanding to many. – Ruth Bender Atik, National Director, The Miscarriage Association

Petra Boynton has written an empowering book that promotes agency and healing. Loaded with practical advice and suggested solutions, the book is a source of both informational and emotional support for those coping with pregnancy loss. Boynton leaves no stone unturned attending to issues relevant to partners, diversity, sex, and navigating social issues and the healthcare system. She lets the reader know what to expect, and how and what to ask for throughout this challenging journey. Her straightforward, no nonsense writing style and the inclusion of quotations gives the sense that one is being guided by a knowledgeable and supportive friend who’s been there. – Pamela A. Geller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Research Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Co-Founder/Co-Director of Mother Baby Connections, Drexel University; Philadelphia, PA; Chair of Exam Development Committee for the Certification in Perinatal Loss Care, Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center