A miscarriage can be a devastating blow that can shatter a couple’s hopes and dreams of having a child, explains Mayanja Kajumba, a psychologist at Makerere University.
According to Dr Mike Kagawa, a member of the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Association in Uganda, by definition, a miscarriage is a spontaneous abortion where the pregnancy is terminated.
He adds that at seven months, a woman is safe from a miscarriage, as the foetus at this age can survive although it is still considered a premature baby. While trying again for another baby may be the last thing on a couple’s minds, for others, it is their way of dealing with the loss.
Full story: http://www.monitor.co.ug/artman/publish/health-and-living/Moving_past_a_miscarriage_72058.shtml
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