What Not to Say When Your Friend has a Miscarriage

October. The air grows chill, and the leaves begin to fall. Pink ribbons decorate the stores reminding us that it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Much lesser known is the fact that October is also Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. Statistics say that among women who know they are pregnant, 8-20% will lose their child to miscarriage by the 12th week. That’s as high as 1 in 5 pregnancies ending in loss. ┬áThere are countless women who bury the grief of miscarriage in their hearts, rarely ever speaking about it.

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