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Bereavement Counseling Training Article and Miscarriages and Family Grief

A miscarriage can affect an entire family.  The loss of a potential family member can really haunt the couple as well as potential siblings.

The loss of a pregnancy can have grief implications on all.  Please review our bereavement counseling training

The loss of a pregnancy can have grief implications on all. Please review our bereavement counseling training

If you would like to learn more about bereavement counseling training then please review our program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.

The article, “Ask Amy: Mom’s grief over miscarriage affects family” by Amy Dickinson states,

“Dear Amy: My miscarriage was 10 years ago. I still grieve for my lost “Grace.”

It took many years to come to terms with this loss, and there is still one thing I struggle with: We conceived our daughter “Clara” when I should have been seven months pregnant with Grace. Clara was born a preemie (a year to the day of Grace’s death).

It was a long, exhausting journey with the happiest of results! Without Grace’s death, we would not have our beautiful, kind-hearted daughter, so when I grieve and feel sad for losing Grace, I feel guilty that I am somehow not being grateful enough for the daughter I do have.

My husband reinforces the guilt by saying I need to get over Grace and appreciate the daughter we have.

When I celebrate Clara, I feel guilty that I am diminishing the loss of Grace. I love both my children and would love to freely grieve and celebrate without the guilt. I would appreciate your insight.

— Lost Mother”

 

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