Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss, with Jessica Zucker

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #39

Up to 1 in four pregnancies will end in miscarriage, so why is this not talked about more? How can we honor and acknowledge these losses and the moms that experience them? How can we support those who’ve experienced loss? Dr. Jessica Zucker tells us more.

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What we talked about:

  • How often do miscarriages occur
  • Why don’t we hear more about it?
  • Ways to honor your losses
  • Getting pregnant after a loss: watching out for triggers
  • Miscarriage is not contagious, and other myths we need to bust

 

Articles about miscarriage and pregnancy loss:

 

Resources for miscarriage and pregnancy loss:

 

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[mark]About Jessica Zucker[/mark]

Dr. Jessica Zucker is a Los Angeles based psychologist and writer specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health. She launched the #IHadAMiscarriage hashtag campaign with her first New York Times piece in 2014. In 2015, Dr. Zucker created a line of pregnancy loss cards to provide a concrete and meaningful way to connect in the aftermath of loss.

Learn more at drjessicazucker.com or follow her tweets at @DrZucker

 

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