Welcome to the ‘I Know’ Movement
‘I Know’ was started in the wake of my miscarriage. The loss experienced was isolating and created a hole in my life. My experience was not unique but it wasn’t until I went through it I
Often people shy away from grief. Friends don’t know what to say, families might say the wrong thing and talking about it yourself, if that’s something you even want to do, can feel like you’re speaking a foreign language. I found the more I spoke the more people I found had suffered miscarriage or stillbirth. There are also plenty of people who haven’t experienced it and I have had some fairly rough conversations along the way. Being told I should be over it by now, comparing my experience of miscarriage with someone else’s deemed ‘worse’ than mine or asking how far along I was as if
My miscarriage wasn’t better or worse than yours. I will take as long as I need to grieve this and I don’t believe this is something that will ever truly leave me.
Through all this, I wanted to use my voice. I knew that I couldn’t be the only one to go through this and I found very quickly that I’m not. Not everyone wants to speak out, not everyone will want people to know. I’m here to tell you: that’s ok. There is no right or wrong. There is no ‘right’ length of time in which to heal. It is as unique to you
I wanted this pin to be a symbol for you and for me. For our partners and our families who understand the
The Pin Design
This pin is designed to represent femininity, fertility
That’s not going to appeal to the masses now
colours link in with growth, harmony, freshness and emotional safety.
After all a woman has gone through, whatever their trauma looks like and however the people in their lives were involved, these felt like pretty important qualities to draw on.