MP Sharon talks about the upset she faced after daughter's stillbirth
An MP has spoken out about the "trauma" she endured when her daughter's stillbirth was classified as a miscarriage. Labour MP Sharon Hodgson was noticeably emotional after she recalled her daughter's stillbirth at 23-and-a-half weeks.
The Washington and Sunderland West MP told the Commons: "Because she was born dead, although I always class her as a stillbirth, officially it was put down as a miscarriage and I wasn't given a death certificate.
It comes as Baby Loss Awareness week is marked
On Wearside, it has been recognised with Penshaw Monument lit up in blue and pink.
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