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Miscarriage: A Misunderstood Grief

Written by Clara Hinton  

Miscarriage is just recently beginning to be recognized as a valid grief issue. For many years, women were told not to talk about it and to move on as though nothing happened. The most used cliché was that “this happens, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” The problem, though, has been that the grief of this type of early pregnancy loss has remained a silent, but constant, pain carried deep within the hearts of millions of women.

What makes miscarriage such a difficult grief? Probably the most outstanding thing about mis