A 37-year-old member asked:
What is the emotional impact of miscarriage?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Grieving: A miscarriage to many women is the same as a death of a child and especially a dream. The emotional impact is vast and can be long lasting. As care givers we need to allow adequate time for grieving.
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Psychiatry 49 years experience
Depression and anxie: Specially if it was a wanted pregnancy.
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Clinical Psychology 13 years experience
A Miscarriage is a: difficult experience for the majority of mothers and fathers because it is a significant loss - the pregnancy represented a life that was coming into the world. That being the case, feelings of depression, tearfulness, and withdrawing might occur. There might also be a fear of getting pregnant again. Its a great idea for both partners to speak with a therapist about their feelings.
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Last updated Jul 22, 2016
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