A mum who spent more than two weeks with her dead baby girl has shared heartbreaking photos from the experience - as she took her daughter's body home and even for walks in a pram.
Brave Charlotte Szakacs, 21, and her husband Attila, 28, were given the devastating news their baby girl Evlyn had a debilitating chromosome abnormality after a 20-week scan in September 2016. Paint technician Charlotte and engineer Attila stayed at the hospice for 12 days while Evlyn was kept in a refrigerated 'cuddle cot' and were allowed to take her out for family walks - before the first-time parents took Evlyn home for four days before her funeral on January 26.
Dr Clea Harmer, chief executive at stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands, said: "A cold cot allowed Evlyn's parents to spend extra time with their daughter after she had died, and some parents tell us that spending time with their babies at home or in hospital can help them with the grieving process.
"I would urge anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby to contact us."