Having a miscarriage or other pregnancy loss is hard on anyone. I know that when we had our pregnancy losses, my husband was just as devastated as I was, only he lacked the support that I had. Ryan tells of his experience as a father after a miscarriage:
"My wife and I had two miscarriages. I don't deal with the hormonal and physical issues, but the baby was real in my heart and dreams. My wife heard all of the terrible things that people say. The most helpful comment came from my friend who had also dealt with a miscarriage. I told him about it, and he said , 'There's nothing to say except it sucks.' My wife and I have used the 'it sucks' comment a lot since then. There's really no explanation--it just sucks."
What was your experience as a father after miscarriage? Or how did your partner respond after you had a miscarriage?
- One Man, One Miscarriage: A Man's Story of Miscarriage
- Gifts for Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage and Stillbirth
- Remembering Baby
- Pregnancy Loss
- "We're Pregnant!": Can we share the title?
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