Miscarriage is one of the most common complications associated with early pregnancy. 1 out of 4 – or even more – of all pregnancies result in miscarriage.
No matter what stage you lose a pregnancy it can be devastating and heartbreaking.
It can take a physical and emotional toll on someone.
Some people choose to be open and talk about their loss, while others decide to keep it more private. Whatever you choose to do please know that you should not be ashamed or embarrassed about having a miscarriage. Most importantly, it is important to have at least one other person you confide in.
We asked our readers to help us come up with the best and worst advice they were given during their miscarriage. Almost everyone mentioned the importance of having a good support system and appreciating people actually acknowledging their loss.
We’ve compiled a list of the best and worst advice you can give to someone who is experiencing a miscarriage, along with a few ways you can help yourself.
How to Help Someone: