12/04/2014 05:51 pm ET

Stop Treating Pregnant Women Like Sh*t

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I am carrying an unviable pregnancy. It’s been two weeks since I had my first bad sonogram. During my first pregnancy, I thought that sonogram images looked like outer space: murky, otherworldly, and not exactly human. On this screen there was a small, empty black hole in the middle of outer space. There was no fetus and no heartbeat. Just a sac. I’ve had two subsequent sonograms to make sure it’s over, and I got final confirmation this week.

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