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A story of miscarriage, of the usually silent 1 in 4. Going through a miscarriage can feel very lonely; the Trying Again podcast opens up a conversation and shares stories of miscarriage and babyloss in a hope to raise awareness of the community, issues and research surrounding it. Get in touch to share your story and get involved with the podcast.

A story of miscarriage, of the usually silent 1 in 4. Going through a miscarriage can feel very lonely; the Trying Again podcast opens up a conversation and shares stories of miscarriage and babyloss in a hope to raise awareness of the community, issues and research surrounding it. Get in touch to share your story and get involved with the podcast.

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United Kingdom

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A story of miscarriage, of the usually silent 1 in 4. Going through a miscarriage can feel very lonely; the Trying Again podcast opens up a conversation and shares stories of miscarriage and babyloss in a hope to raise awareness of the community, issues and research surrounding it. Get in touch to share your story and get involved with the podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP15: Toll of miscarriage

4/27/2021
Updates from series one as UK charity Tommy’s publishes a new study highlighting the profound impact of miscarriage. The study, published in The Lancet, urges the UK Government to “overhaul a system that currently denies many families the help they need”. Featuring clips from Professor Arri Coomarasamy and Professor Siobhan Quenby from the Tommy’s Miscarriage Research centre. The theme song is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith. There’s links to help...

Duration:00:07:52

EP14: Trying Again Podcast reflection (S1)

12/27/2020
In this episode I reflect on the series so-far and I take a pause on weekly podcasts ahead of series two. Featuring clips from some of my guests in the series so far: The Miscarriage AssociationThe Uterus MonologuesInfertility Illustrated@Miscarriage_AfterlifeSisters in Loss podcast@The_Faulty_FatherTommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage ResearchThe Brink Of BeingProfessor Siobhan QuenbyTommy's and a clip from the audio drama EP02 The story so far… (a story of miscarriage) featuring Emily...

Duration:00:11:56

EP13: Guided meditation for miscarriage

12/12/2020
This is a special guided meditation by Vicki Renz from Oh My Mamma Body. With relaxing music; guided visualisations and affirmations of positivity for women following miscarriage. For some there may be triggers. There’s links to help available and to more guided meditation on www.tryingagainpodcast.com purple-planet.com Presented by Vicki Renz. Produced and edited by Rachael Smith. On social @TryingAgainPod. Featured in Podcast Wellness Week by Podbean.

Duration:00:19:09

EP12: Mental health support and miscarriage

12/12/2020
Exploring different ways of coping and mental health support following a miscarriage. I am joined by therapists Julia Bueno and Laura (@LivingWithBabyloss); Lauren (@RecurrentMiscarriage_Writer) and Vicki Renz (Oh My Mama Body / Healing After Miscarriage). Instagram posts are read by actors: Eleanor Lawson; Margaret Ashley; Blyhe Renay; Claire Wescott and Rachel Crosby. We cover some topics that may cause triggers. There’s links to help available on www.tryingagainpodcast.com Small Bump...

Duration:00:42:08

EP11: Couples and miscarriage

12/6/2020
Looking at miscarriage from the couple’s perspective. Featuring Professor Arri Coomarasamy, Director of the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research (01:14) and sharing stories from: Justin and Ashley (07:33), Mike and Ellie (23:25), ‘Anjali Patel’ (31:32) and Katie and Ross (34:57). The episode features a clip from the Channel 5 documentary Miscarriage: Our Story with thoughts from Mother Pukka’s Anna Whitehouse and Matt Farquharson (05:13). Thanks to the Miscarriage Association...

Duration:00:32:50

EP10: Men and miscarriage

11/28/2020
Lee explores how miscarriage affects men. Sharing stories of a father’s loss. Featuring Professor Arri Coomarasamy, Director of the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research (01:31) and sharing stories from Mike, who has experienced multiple miscarriages and went to Tommy’s for clinical trials (03:40) and Simon from @The_Faulty_Father, who discusses what it was like to go through a miscarriage during lockdown (19:50). There may be triggers. There’s links to help available via...

Duration:00:21:44

EP09: Miscarriage and our mental health

11/19/2020
Exploring some of the mental health issues triggered by miscarriage. I am joined by Professor Arri Coomarasamy, Director of the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research (03:31) Rev. Joy Van Staalduinen from the Love and Loss podcast (10:12) and Nicola from @Miscarriage_Afterlife (22:12). Featuring clips from the Channel 5 documentary Miscarriage: Our Story with thoughts from Izzy Judd (33:55); Anna Whitehouse (34:41); Lacey Turner (36:02) and Jane Danson (36:39). There may be...

Duration:00:40:36

EP08: Miscarriage and our bodies

11/5/2020
What happens to our bodies when we go through a miscarriage? I chat with Julia Bueno, psychotherapist and author of the book The Brink Of Being and Kate Marsh, Midwifery Manager at Tommy's. What’s discussed: For some there may be triggers. There’s links to help available via www.tryingagainpodcast.com Small Bump by Ed Sheeran Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith. On social @TryingAgainPod.

Duration:00:27:15

EP07: Going full term after miscarriage

10/29/2020
I explore what it feels like to go full term after miscarriage with ‘Anjali Patel’ (not her real name) (1:38) and I catch up with Jennie Agg, from The Uterus Monologues, (17:56) following on from our chat in EP04 and the birth of her son. For some there may be triggers. There’s links to help available via www.tryingagainpodcast.com Thanks to The Miscarriage Association for their support with this episode. Small Bump by Ed Sheeran Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith. On social...

Duration:00:26:01

EP06: Hope after miscarriage

10/22/2020
I am joined by Erica M. McAfee from the Sisters in Loss podcast (01:45) and I talk with Liberty’s Mother singer-songwriter Sophie Daniels (16:35), exploring healing and hope following a miscarriage and babyloss. For some there may be triggers. There’s links to help available via www.tryingagainpodcast.com Click here to hear more from the Sisters in Loss podcast. Click here to listen to and download “I Can Love You From Here” by Liberty’s Mother. I Can Love You From Here by Liberty’s...

Duration:00:23:10

EP05: Miscarriage taboo

10/15/2020
This is an episode about the taboo surrounding miscarriage and why there even needs to be one. What is really going on here? With thoughts from: Professor Quenby from Tommy’s Miscarriage Research centre (00:15), Jennie Agg from The Uterus Monologues (1:43), Ruth Bender-Atik, Director of The Miscarriage Association (3:36), Alison Ingleby from the Footprints On Our Hearts podcast (06:42), Nicola from @Miscarriage_Afterlife (20:18) and Jessica Brotherton (22:08). Instagram posts are read by...

Duration:00:36:00

EP04: Miscarriage? You are not alone

10/8/2020
I explore the community surrounding miscarriage. What is around; who are the experts and what are they doing? Featuring: Jennie Agg from The Uterus Monologues (3:42), Nicola from @Miscarriage_Afterlife (13:43), Ruth Bender-Atik from the The Miscarriage Association (19:40) and Christine McDonough from Infertility Illustrated (22:05). There is some bad language and for some, there may be triggers including a pregnancy announcement. There’s links to help available via...

Duration:00:29:26

EP03: What happened next - Tommy's and tests

10/1/2020
After my miscarriages, I visit Coventry University Hospital to under-go tests with Professor Jan Brosens and talk to Professor Siobhan Quenby from the Tommy’s Miscarriage Research centre. For some, there may be triggers. There’s links to help available via www.tryingagainpodcast.com Small Bump by Ed Sheeran Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith. On social @TryingAgainPod.

Duration:00:21:57

EP02: The story so far… (a story of miscarriage)

9/24/2020
Sharing a story of miscarriage through drama. Based on real-life blogs, diary notes and memories. Featuring UK/Midlands actors and recorded during coronavirus lockdown. This is an honest and raw account of pregnancy and loss in the first 12 weeks. There is some bad language and for some, there may be triggers. There’s links to help available via www.tryingagainpodcast.com Credits: Production: joechrismusic.compurple-planet.comSmall Bump by Ed Sheeran Funding for this episode was kindly...

Duration:00:38:30

EP01: Miscarriage - Where to begin?

9/24/2020
In the first episode of the Trying Again podcast, I get expert advice from Ruth Bender-Atik, Director of The Miscarriage Association (05:04) and I talk with my boyfriend (10:43) about the coronavirus lockdown. tryingagainpodcast.compurple-planet.comSmall Bump by Ed Sheeran Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith. On social @TryingAgainPod.

Duration:00:13:38

Welcome to the Trying Again podcast

9/13/2020
Here’s a taste of what is to come as I, Rachael Smith, explore the usually silent world of miscarriage. I’ll be talking with women, men, experts and the community surrounding miscarriage. Sharing stories and experiences, whatever that may be, so that together, we can break the silence of miscarriage a little. Follow on social using @TryingAgainPod or get in touch via www.tryingagainpodcast.com.

Duration:00:01:14

Trying Again - Coming soon!

11/28/2019
Welcome to the Trying Again podcast. We will be bringing you the first episode very soon! To get in touch, email tryingagainpodcast@gmail.com Keep up to date with the latest on Twitter @TryingAgainPod

Duration:00:00:30