I am a mother of four children; two of whom were live births. What I can tell you about pregnancy loss, beyond the statistics, is that it is life-changing in so many ways. I think we never quite realize how impactful pregnancy can be to our entire being, physically, emotionally, spiritually, and in every other way imaginable. One of the many challenges with pregnancy loss, at any stage, is that others who have not experienced a loss forget their own experiences of bonding with baby during pregnancy that were so pivotal for them, and somehow believe that the absence of a live birth erases the existence and importance of so many of those unforgettable moments. Continue Reading.
This is an excerpt from my guest post “Words Unspoken: Grieving and Navigating Pregnancy After Loss is Complicated” featured on Pregnancy After Loss Support.