“...it’s like someone’s got a foot on your heart and they’re just pressing this and you keep thinking surely that, that’s the last of it, surely that’s the last of that kind of pain. Surely that has to stop eventually…"
Words by Bert LaBonté and Original Music Composition by Gillian Cosgriff.
Sound Design by Nat Grant
Produced by Tinderbox Productions for The Twelve
For episode Transcripts click here – http://tinderboxproductions.com.au/In-All-Honesty.html
SUPPORT NOTES –
For pregnancy loss support call or visit
STILLBIRTH FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA https://stillbirthfoundation.org.au/
Stillbirth Foundation Australia provides resources for parents, but also for family friends and colleagues unsure how to support their loved ones.
SANDS on 1300 072 637 & www.sands.org.au
Sands is a volunteer-based organisation providing individualised care from one bereaved parent to another, giving them support and hope for the future, following the death of a baby.
RED NOSE Grief & Loss 1300 308 307 & https://rednosegriefandloss.org.au/
Provides 24-hour support for grieving parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, birth, infancy or childhood, regardless of cause. Red Nose also has professional counselling, support groups and resources available via website
PINK ELEPHANTS https://www.pinkelephants.org.au/
Provides information and support for women through miscarriage, pregnancy loss and beyond. The group supports women through their grief, nurtures them as they heal and empower them as they move into the future. There are a number of resources available in their website including useful information about miscarriage stages and support services.
For antenatal and postnatal support call or visit
PERINATAL ANXIETY & DEPRESSION Australia – 1300 726 306 & https://www.panda.org.au/
PANDA provides free telephone support counselling and information on antenatal and postnatal depression.
For additional support links visit
CENTRE OF PERINATAL EXCELLENCE (COPE) - https://www.cope.org.au/getting-help/self-help/types-treatment/
PREGNANCY LOSS AUSTRALIA - https://www.pregnancylossaustralia.org.au/
For mental health support and resources call
LIFELINE - 13 11 14
BEYOND BLUE - 1300 22 4636
For men looking for assistance with relationship problems as a result of pregnancy
MENSLINE AUSTRALIA 1300 78 99 78
Professional telephone and online support, information and referral service for men
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.