Coping with miscarriage

A deep sense of grief can follow the loss of a pregnancy, even when it occurs at an early stage

Whatever stage of pregnancy you suffer miscarriage, it can be a deeply traumatic and emotional experience. It can be made even more difficult if you’ve been trying to conceive for a long time or have suffered miscarriage before.


From the moment you discovered that you were pregnant you’re body and emotions will have been preparing yourself for the task of motherhood. Even if the pregnancy was unplanned or raised difficult questions for you, miscarriage can still bring a huge sense of loss. There are many ways women react. 

You may feel in shock or numb while many suffer a sense of guilt and helplessness. It’s not uncommon to find it difficult to focus or concentrate on anything else and insomnia is also common.

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