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MP Vicky Foxcroft gives moving speech about losing her baby

Several members of Commons in tears during Labour MP’s emotional account of her five-day-old daughter’s death A heartbreaking speech by a Labour MP moved several members of the House of Commons to tears during a debate on stillbirths, as Vicky Foxcroft described being pregnant at 16 and losing her baby after just five days. The Lewisham and Deptford MP said the speech was the hardest she had ever had to give, saying she had felt as a frightened teenager that she was “treated like a kid, not a grieving mum”.
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