A miscarriage is a difficult time. Some grieve, others do not, but ultimately, there is a loss. How one handles that loss depends on a wide variety of factors and one should not deem grief or lack of grief as a proper response in each case. Grief Counseling Professionals realize that this type of loss is very complicated and can have different responses to the particular loss.
The article, “Not Every Miscarriage Results in Grief, and That’s OK”, by Amy Laird states,
“Seven years ago, I had a miscarriage. Somewhere between eight and 10 weeks into the pregnancy, I started spotting. I knew that light bleeding wasn’t always a bad sign during early pregnancy, but I did know that it could signal a miscarriage. I felt nervous. I think I cried a little.”
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