Three fathers, three lost babies and a 'cuddle cot'

Three fathers, three lost babies and a 'cuddle cot'
 

This is the story of three fathers who have loved and lost a longed-for baby.
It's a story of tears, a small urn, lonely funerals, but it's also about breaking taboos around stillbirth.
The story begins with loss and ends with a "cuddle cot".
It's the story of how Michael Jennings could never be bothered to shave his beard because he was so sad.
But braving the razor helped raise enough money for a "cuddle cot".
It's a special cold unit with a basket where parents can place their stillborn child. The cold helps preserve the body.
With the "cuddle cot", parents... read more

 
24 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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