pregnancy loss

Common Reactions to Miscarriage

Common Reactions to Miscarriage

In the United States, it is estimated that 15% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Even so, you may feel alone and may carry your grief in silence.

After a miscarriage you may be feeling…

Anger. Sadness. Depression. These feelings are normal after a miscarriage, but you may also experience:

Confusion:

You may be questioning the cause of the miscarriage. You may also be wondering who, what, or whether to tell others. The painful grief of miscarriage is just as heartbreaking as the loss of a full-term baby. However, people often fail to reach out and give the same comfort and support or they may expect the mother to recover quickly and “try again,” and that can deepen your pain and confusion. read more