Support for Pregnancy Loss May Be Hard to Find Because pregnancy loss is not always seen as a ‘legitimate’ loss, parents often receive little or no assistance, especially in isolated areas where support services are not readily available. …But Needed As human beings moving through a grieving process, we naturally look for the care and […]
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Disenfranchised Grief: Unacknowledged Pain Parents who experience pregnancy loss are often experiencing disenfranchised grief. This is grief which has little social recognition or where the loss has been hidden from others. The grief essentially has no voice or is not acknowledged in society. This is especially the case with pregnancy loss which is often seen […]
With advances in prenatal care, especially ultrasound imaging, pregnancy loss has become more meaningful at an earlier stage for fathers as well as mothers. In many cases, the grieving USA: National Institute Mental Health. process can be different for men and women. Different Reactions to Pregnancy Loss Will Stress Your Relationship Traumatic events like pregnancy […]
Confusion of Ambiguous Loss With pregnancy loss, unlike other deaths, it can be hard for a family member or friend to understand what exactly hasbeen lost. Confusion over what has been lost is often referred to as ‘ambiguous loss’, which simply means that it is a loss that people are unsure of, it is hidden, […]
What is Survivor’s Guilt? Survivor guilt is the feeling of guilt we get when we have survived something that someone else hasn’t. Generally, we think of survivor guilt relating to a major disaster such as an earthquake or plane crash, but survivor guilt is not exclusive to this type of tragedy. Survivor’s Guilt and Miscarriage […]
Although there are several different models of grief, the most commonly accepted version has five stages. These five stages look different on all of us, but there are always five – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. After a loss, not everyone goes through the stages of grief in the same way. We can’t be […]