pregnancy loss

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Coping With Miscarriage After Fertility Treatments

These suggestions for coping with miscarriage after fertility treatments are based on recent research. Feelings of depression and sadness may be stronger if you miscarried after assisted reproduction (eg, IVF, IUI) than if you got pregnant naturally. About 20% (one in five) of pregnancies that are a result of fertility treatments end in a miscarriage, says Dr. Cheung Sze Yan […]

5 Places to Find Support for Pregnancy Loss

If you recently lost a pregnancy, you may feel overwhelmed by the grief you feel. Here are five ways to get the support you need from people who understand what you’re going through. “When I lost my daughter Naomi in my second trimester, I felt complete, utter lonesomeness along with my devastating sadness,” says Kristi Bothur, the mother of two […]

When You Feel Guilty for Having an Abortion

Many women feel guilty and ashamed after having an abortion. These tips may help you cope with feelings of pain or shame, and help you move forward after the abortion. Here’s what one reader says: “I’m 21; me and my husband have trying to get pregnant but no luck,” says M. Why Can’t You Get Pregnant? Reasons for Not Conceiving […]

Miscarriage Support – How to Cope With Pregnancy Loss

This miscarriage support is from people who had to cope with pregnancy loss. One tip for coping with a miscarriage is to share your story about pregnancy loss, which I encourage you to do at the end of this article. As I write this, I happen to be listening to “Obladi, Oblada, Life Goes On” by the Beatles. Following a […]

How to Help When Someone Has a Miscarriage or Pregnancy Loss

How do you help when someone has a miscarriage? This support for pregnancy loss is from a mother of two who had two miscarriages. She shares some “do’s” and “don’t’s” that will help you help someone who had a miscarriage…and it will help you if you yourself need support for pregnancy loss. “It was my very first pregnancy, and my […]