The Emotional Impact of Miscarriage

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2017
Intranet dr shahine miscarriage article

Not Broken: The Emotional Impact of Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

"In my medical training, I learned about the diagnosis, treatment, and physical toll of miscarriage, but it’s only been through years of caring for patients that I’ve realized the emotional toll and psychological impact of miscarriage. I distinctly remember early in my fertility practice calling one of my patients with a positive pregnancy test and hearing a deep sigh followed by heavy silence on the other end of the phone. This was not the reaction of elation and happiness I usually got from my fertility patients who had been struggling to conceive..."

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