Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Revealing the raw heartache of miscarriage

The possibility of having a miscarriage had never crossed Megan Meanys mind until it happened to her.It’s estimated that one in five families experiences the pain of miscarriage. WNBC traffic reporter Megan Meany — who is a part of that statistic — shares her personal story here as a way to encourage other women to speak up and seek support for their loss.

I had my first miscarriage four years ago. We were trying for our first child. I got pregnant easily and then — wham! — at about six weeks I started bleeding. What a shock that was. I come from a long line of fertile women. I had always loved kids and motherhood was a no-brainer for me. I thought, when I want to have a baby, I’ll have one!

Hygeia Foundation - they offer support groups for women who are suffering a perinatal loss.

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