Trying Again Podcast

Trying Again 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 how to heal, the community, issues and research surrounding it. Get in touch to share your story and get involved with the podcast.

Episodes

October 29, 2021 25 min

Taking a look at the triggers and ‘ugly feelings’ surrounding miscarriage with the award-winning duo, Bex and Laura from The Worst Girl Gang Ever podcast.

This episode discusses pregnancy, there is some bad language and for some there maybe triggers. There’s links to help available on www.tryingagainpodcast.com.

  • The theme song is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran
  • Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

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    Exploring food, nutrition and miscarriage. Featuring Dietitian and nutritionist's Anita Beckwith and Ruth Harvey and Kate Marsh, Midwifery manager at Tommy’s.

    With expert advice and a free downloadable PDF called: Eat Well - Nutrition guide to support recovery from pregnancy and baby loss.

  • Featured music by Zapsplat.com
  • The theme song is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran
  • Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

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    October 3, 2021 1 min

    Here’s what to expect as I, Rachael Smith, continue to explore the usually silent world of miscarriage and decide whether I want to try again for a baby following multiple miscarriages.

    I’ll be sharing stories and experiences in the hope that together we can break the silence of miscarriage a little.

  • The music is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran
  • Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

    There’s links to help available on  www.trying...

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    April 27, 2021 10 min

    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

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    December 27, 2020 17 min

    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:

  • Ruth Bender-Atik, Director of The Miscarriage Association;
  • Jennie Agg from The Uterus Monologues;
  • Christine McDonough from Infertility Illustrated;
  • Mike;
  • Nicola from @Miscarriage_Afterlife;
  • Erica M. McAfee from Sisters in Loss podcast;
  • Ross;
  • ‘Anjali Patel’;
  • Simon from &...
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    December 12, 2020 18 min

    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

  • Theme music is by Joe Chris.
  • Featured music: purple-planet.com
  • Presented by Vicki Renz. Produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

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    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...

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    December 6, 2020 45 min

    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...

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    November 28, 2020 38 min

    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).

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    November 19, 2020 39 min

    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);...

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    November 5, 2020 36 min

    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:

  • When should I worry? (02:44)
  • How to cope with the changes? (04:18)
  • How can I get help if I am not sure what’s wrong? (07:03)
  • How do you support a family member or friend through miscarriage? (12:48)
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    October 29, 2020 33 min

    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.

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    October 22, 2020 30 min

    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

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    October 15, 2020 36 min

    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 (20:1...

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    October 8, 2020 29 min

    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).

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    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

  • The theme song is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran
  • Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

    On social @TryingAgainPod.

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    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:

  • Rachael: Emily Jane Brooks
  • Lee: Philip Kingsley ...
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    September 24, 2020 13 min

    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.

  • There’s links to help available on tryingagainpodcast.com
  • Featured music: purple-planet.com
  • Theme song is Small Bump by Ed Sheeran
  • Hosted, produced and edited by Rachael Smith.

    On social @TryingAgainPod.

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    September 13, 2020 59 sec

    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

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