You know you’re pregnant when you feel a lump in your stomach and a burning sensation on your lower back.
You’ve been given your first shot of hormones and the first of many.
Your doctor says the baby’s a boy.
You’re ready to go into labor and hope the labour doesn’t end in a c-section.
The day you give birth is a bittersweet moment.
But as you’re still grieving, you can’t help but think about all the people you missed out on growing up.
You may feel guilt and remorse.
But you’re not alone.
Women who have miscarriages are often the most reluctant to talk about it, and the shame of it can be overwhelming.
We spoke to experts to understand what women need to know about miscarriage recovery and what’s in store for them if they have one.
What is a miscarriage?
In most cases, a miscarriage is a result of a pregnancy that doesn’t meet all of the pregnancy’s criteria.
It may be due to: being in a long-term relationship or relationship that ended abruptly, or