A mum whose baby boy died during pregnancy with no explanation has penned a heartbreaking letter to her son and 'angel', Freddie.

Gemma Essex, from Gloucestershire, was experiencing a normal pregnancy in 2015 with partner James Teague - their baby was growing healthily and they had no concerns whatsoever. In September of that year, when 31-year-old Gemma was 32 weeks pregnant, she became concerned after noticing she couldn't feel her baby moving as much. Her worst fears were confirmed at the hospital the next morning, when she was told Freddie no longer had a heartbeat. 

If you have been affected by stillbirth and need advice or support, Sands - a stillbirth and neonatal death charity - has a wealth of guidance on it's website. Continue reading