Image copyright Family photo Image caption Moves are being made to provide better support for mothers who have lost infants to suicide

It felt like “a car crash” when she found out, with the hurting of her daughter’s suicide hitting Nina Roberts “like a sledgehammer”.

Alice Minnigin contended after being sexual abused as a child, but her baby reckon she was dealing with it and called her a “survivor”.

However, she died last-place August, nine months before her 33 rd birthday.

Ms Roberts is working with the Betsi Cadwaladr health board which said help for families is “sadly lacking”.

“Alice had a difficult childhood and suffered a huge amount of sexual abuse, ” Ms Roberts, from Rhydwyn, Anglesey, explained.

“She found it really difficult over the years but she was a survivor and she always seemed to come through.”

Despite this, she said the “signs were always there” for the former Ysgol Moelwyn pupil.

Male suicide ‘a national emergency’ ‘My father’s suicide was not my fault’ ‘More can be done’ to prevent student suicide in Wales Image caption Alice’s mother imagined she was a “survivor” and had made many of her problems behind her Image caption Ms Roberts said it is a “complicated grief” and one of the purposes of her is still angry with her daughter Image caption Betsi Cadwaladr health board is collaborating with bereaved mothers to improve support after a loved one has died


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