Monday, December 29, 2008

On having a miscarriage...

I have spent some time reading in the book "Supernatual Childbirth". In this book Jackie Mize does a great job explaining what it feels like to have a miscarriage. Here is an excerpt from her book.

" Even though I was only a few weeks pregnant, that baby was just as real to me as any baby I had ever seen. Any woman who has been pregnant knows what I'm talking about too. Many times men don't understand the trauma of a miscarriage because to them the baby is not a reality yet. They often try to comfort their wife with, " Its ok, we will try again." And that dosn't comfort us, because to a woman that baby is a reality from conception. It affects mothers because it is not just a "miscarriage"; It is the loss of a child. And it takes a period of time to recover emotionally, just as it does with the loss of any loved one. "

1 comment:

Josh said...

Hey y'all. I too am disappointed about the miscarriage. I'm so sorry about it, but I'm sure God has a good reason for everything. I heard that miscarriages are a lot more common for women who have already had atleast 3 kids. Just be ready, because if you want to have a lot of kids you can expect a few miscarriages along the way, althought I pray this is the last one. Just stay strong.