Whether you call them anniversaries or birthdays, marking each year after your child has passed will be emotionally fraught. Anxiety about what the day will feel like; nervous for how family and friends will react; differences of opinions on how to celebrate their life.
In this episode Matt & Liam discuss what it is like approaching the first birthday of your child and how you can best prepare for it. They also give advice and tips on how to broach the subject with friends and family, and importantly how couples can communicate with each other to make sure you both make the best of the day.
Leaning on their experience of miscarriage and stillbirth, the dads talk about what it is like to have to think through one single date in the year and also multiple dates of significance.
'Dad Still Standing' is a Factory Originals production.