Miscarriage

“I’m pregnant!” you cry with joy. The moment has come: you’re going to have a baby! Your spouse will be a daddy! And then your worst fear is realized: you miscarry. A knife is plunged into your heart. The loss is unbearable. Insensitive comments abound, “You’re young. You have plenty of time to have more.” How do you make sense of the loss of the child that is a part of you, already part of your life?


Pregnant sorrows

“13 weeks” is scrawled across today’s date in blue handwriting. My mind drifts back to when I first wrote those words on my calendar more than a...

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