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Miscarriages

How A Remembrance Tattoo Helped One Mom Heal After Miscarriage

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents

A woman who experienced pregnancy loss hopes her miscarriage remembrance tattoo will inspire more people to talk about a topic that can be taboo. Abou...

Lawsuits Target Catholic Hospitals For Refusing To Provide Emergency Miscarriage Management

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight years ago, Dr. Lori Freedman began a study of how the medical practices of obstetrician-gynecologists are affected by abortion tra...

These Rainbow Baby Photos Tell A Beautiful Story Of Hope After Loss

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.12.2016 | Parents

After experiencing heartbreak and loss, a Michigan couple celebrated the hope and joy of their "rainbow baby" with a beautiful newborn photo shoot. O...

Evelyn Lozada Opens Up About Her Second Miscarriage

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.20.2016 | OWN

When reality star Evelyn Lozada had her first miscarriage last year, she curled up in bed and stayed there crying, consumed with grief. After mourning...

Touching Photo Series Wants To Broaden The Conversation On Miscarriage

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts

A rubber duck, a floppy hat, an ornament. The everyday objects that make up a childhood are quick vessels into the past, easy ways of transporting our...

Mom Remembers Her 11 Miscarriages With Heartbreaking Photos

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents

Between 1993 and 2005, photographer Dianne Yudelson had 11 miscarriages. Her powerful photo series, "Lost," explores the emotional pain of miscarriage...

12 Women Open Up About The Aftermath Of A Miscarriage

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents

There is no standard or "right" way to respond in the days, weeks and months after having a miscarriage. Women are proving this with the help of Whisp...

After Miscarriage, How Long Should Couples Wait To Try Again?

Reuters | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.12.2016 | Parents

After an early miscarriage, couples who try to conceive again within three months may be more likely to have a successful subsequent pregnancy than pe...

There Could Be A Link Between Miscarriage And Yeast Infection Drug

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (AP) -- A prescription drug for yeast infections may increase chances for miscarriages when used early in pregnancy, a large study in Denmark ...

Actress Kimberly McCullough Opens Up About Her Miscarriage

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents

"General Hospital" star Kimberly McCullough shared her journey suffering a miscarriage in a touching blog post. In the post published Sunday, McCullo...

21 Celebrities Who Opened Up About Their Miscarriages To Support Other Women

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.09.2015 | Parents

According to estimates from the American College of Obstetricians and the Mayo Clinic, between 15 and 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarria...

My Miscarriages Are The Reason I'm Announcing My Pregnancy Early

Jenny Evans | Posted 10.19.2015 | Parents
Jenny Evans

Following the 12-week rule had been, for me at least, damaging. In fact, I'm not sure it's doing anyone any favors.

Meet The Incredible Groups Helping Families In Their Darkest Moments

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.09.2015 | Parents

Pregnancy and infant loss are relatively common. Estimates suggest that among women who know they are pregnant, 15 to 20 out of every 100 will miscarr...

9 Poignant Cards That Find The Words You Can't When Someone Loses A Baby

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents

A mom and psychologist has developed a line of empathy cards that she hopes will break down the silence around a common but not often discussed source...

Viral 'Rainbow Babies' Photo Post Brings Emotional Topic To Light

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.25.2015 | Parents

A Facebook photo post is prompting widespread discussion of an emotional topic for many parents: rainbow babies. A rainbow baby is a child born after...

A Staggering Collection Of Stories About Stillbirth

The New York Times | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.28.2015 | Parents

Few families are prepared when a baby dies prior to delivery. Here, parents who have navigated this difficult experience shared their insights....

These Startling Statistics Show Why We Need To Talk About Miscarriages

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents

Miscarriage, which is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, is one of those life events that tends to be so profoundly sad and confusin...

A Woman Loses More Than the Baby After Her Miscarriage

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.28.2016 | Parents
Robin Cassady

As a survivor of miscarriage, it is hard to not feel like you have lost your self-worth after miscarrying your pregnancy. You feel like a complete failure to yourself, your significant other, and to that child. You lose your sense of empowerment as a woman and it is hard to get it back.

Forgive Me For Not Fawning Over The Royal Baby

Lauren Stevens | Posted 05.04.2016 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

When I lost my third baby, I knew what to expect in the coming months. I knew that progress reports on the royal baby and Kate Middleton's health would be intermittent reminders of yet another loss.

Peru's Accidental President Speaks

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 06.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ximena Ortiz

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo told me, half-jokingly, that he exists in the error margin of the world of probabilities. Indeed, his rise shouldn't have been. Toledo doesn't just come from poverty. He was born of a poverty so dire, his siblings were dying of it.

You're Still a Mother on Mother's Day if You've Had a Miscarriage

Robin Cassady | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Robin Cassady

Recently, I was asked if it would be appropriate for a man to buy his wife a Mother's Day gift even after the loss of their unborn child.

Men Have Miscarriages, Too

Ann Zamudio | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Ann Zamudio

I never once stopped to ask my husband how he was handling the loss. After all my introspection and self-discovery, the one thing that escaped my notice in the weeks after the miscarriage was that it wasn't my loss -- it was our loss. I am not alone in making this mistake.

Being Grateful for What Followed My Miscarriage

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Robin Cassady

Losing a child during pregnancy or after birth at any time can change your life. I chose to allow it to strengthen me and teach me what to appreciate and be thankful for.

It's None of Your Business How Many Kids I'm Having

Tina Donvito | Posted 05.17.2015 | Parents
Tina Donvito

Asking the question presumes a lot. It presumes that the woman is not currently pregnant. It presumes that she is not currently experiencing a miscarriage. It presumes that she's not experiencing postpartum depression and is emotionally ready for more children.

Men Speak Honestly About The Pain Of Mourning A Miscarriage

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.04.2015 | Parents

When Jeremy Littau's wife had a miscarriage, he was told to be strong for her, but he had no idea how to process his own reaction to the loss. Aft...