My name is Lindsay. I attended the White Feathers Miscarriage Retreat. At the time I had experienced 3 terminations, 3 miscarriages and a later loss due to Edwards syndrome. I was in a place where I wanted to make a difference in my life. I wanted to contribute to my healing journey through facing some things head on. I was ready for it.
I attended a Lighthouses Therapy Services Retreat after feeling I was still unable to deal with the grief of losing my babies. Here is how it helped me...
Abortion is life changing. I'm not here to have a pro-life or pro-choice debate. I am here to help women who are in psychological pain, post-abortion. I want to help the many women who aren’t coping with abortion. Are you thinking any of these thoughts?
Do you have a friend who is coping with a miscarriage? 1 in 4 pregnancies end in a miscarriage. Some women experience many miscarriages. Some women will experience a miscarriage after they have experienced a healthy pregnancy. All are experiences that we could face at any time. Yet we are not comfortable discussing miscarriage in public. Knowing what NOT to say to someone who is coping with miscarriage is as important as knowing what to say.
Here are 7 sentences I believe you should NEVER say to someone who has suffered a miscarriage.