How to Help Someone After a Miscarriage
A Practical Guide to Supporting Someone after a Miscarriage, Molar or Ectopic Pregnancy
It is heartbreaking to learn that your loved one has experienced a miscarriage or molar or ectopic pregnancy. Be it a friend, child, or your own partner, it can be hard to know what to say, or how best you can help.
Should you mention the baby or avoid all topics that relate to children? How can you be there for your partner as they grieve, while dealing with your own emotions? What if you’re pregnant and it’s your best friend that has experienced a loss? What if you say the wrong thing?
This accessible guide provides evidence-based advice on supporting someone after a miscarriage, ectopic, or molar pregnancy. Clare Foster draws upon her personal experience and that of other women and partners, as well as extensive research, to provide you with the knowledge and practical advice you need to help your loved one. The National Director of the Miscarriage Association, Ruth Bender-Atik, has written a foreword.