image from Maggie Downs, author of the final article on this page
Coping with a miscarriage
"You have been a mother since you conceived. The loss of your baby doesn’t make you less of a mother, nor does an early loss ‘count less’."
Advice and support after miscarriage
"Take your time to grieve. I really beat myself up because I was 'only' seven weeks pregnant when we miscarried. But as soon as you find out you are expecting, you begin to dream. Those hopes and dreams need to be grieved, along with the loss of the child."
What I learned when I announced my pregnancy loss