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Why I spoke out about losing my newborn daughter | Vicky Foxcroft

My speech in the Commons about the loss of my baby girl was the hardest thing I’ve ever written. But it was worth it to shine a light on the lack of support for bereaved parents Last week, the MPs Antoinette Sandbach and Will Quince brought a debate to parliament on baby loss. Sandbach lost her five-day-old little boy Sam, and Quince’s son Robert was stillborn. It was their bravery and honesty that made me wonder, should I speak out too? In contemplating this decision, I struggled with whether I was able to do this and what I could achieve by sharing my personal experience of how I lost my little girl, Veronica, at five days old.
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