LeighAnne Wright BCAv

Baby loss advocate, author, charity CEO, campaigner, funeral director, celebrant and loss mother

Blog & News

Here you’ll find my latest latest posts: writing, thoughts, news and views. Long and short reads. Feedback welcome!

Public sharing

Updated October 2nd, 2020

Over the years in my role as Funeral Director and charity lead, I have seen people grieve in various ways.  Some sob, some retreat into themselves.  Some want to tell you every single detail of how their loved one died, and some give you barely the essentials.  But just as every person who I have […]

Coronavirus, charity and chaos

Updated September 9th, 2020

Coronavirus, charity and chaos As we head into the sixth month of the global pandemic that is Coronavirus, I cannot help but reflect on all this has meant for us as a charity. I remember the early days and thinking ‘Its probably the media exaggerating again’. As a Funeral Director in my day job I […]

Covid-19 and baby loss

Updated April 3rd, 2020

In my day job as a funeral director I have been, like others in my profession, saddened by the recent changes to funerals in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The measures being taken are correct, needed and appropriate but that doesn’t make them any less difficult to be a part of. Daily I am […]

Secondary loss

Updated February 9th, 2020

When someone we love dies whether that death was expected or not it can bring about feelings of shock.  Shock that life can be so fragile, that someone who was so very loved could be taken from us.  The sense of loss can be catastrophic.  What is often not discussed are the secondary losses that […]