Hannah Robert speaks about new book, “Baby Lost” on ABC Life Matters

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Hannah Robert

Recently, LLS lecturer Hannah Robert was featured on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters, where she spoke about her new book called ‘Baby Lost’, where Hannah writes about what it means when a death occurs inside your body, but you survive:

“What happens when a death occurs within your body, but you survive? Two days after Christmas, law lecturer Hannah Robert, eight months pregnant, was driving her partner and stepkids home from a picnic when their car was crushed by a four-wheel-drive. Hannah’s baby didn’t survive.

When Hannah told her story in court, the judge wept. In her struggle to make sense of the personal and legal aftermath, Hannah had to find out what it means to mother a dead child and to renegotiate her own relationship with hope. Her powerful story is written with clarity and beauty, shining light on an unimaginably dark event and is, unexpectedly, tempered with life and promise.”

Earlier this month, her book received a very positive review from the Readings.com.au website.

Listen to the full Life Matters episode, on the ABC website.

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