Many people are afraid of saying the wrong thing to someone who has had a miscarriage. For those who have not been in this situation before, it’s easy to say something that can make the situation more painful. Still, it’s very important to say something and not pretend that it hasn’t happened.

To help you, here are the top things to avoid saying, and what to say instead.

What Not to Say to a Woman Who’s Had a Miscarriage

“You can always try again” – In most cases, this is true, but don’t say it. It’s inappropriate because now is the time for grieving. With the loss of a pregnancy have gone the hopes and dreams for the future. Read more »

After the loss of a pregnancy, as difficult as this is, a woman must soon face the future. The best way to do that is with support from loved ones, and with knowledge.

Here are some of the difficult questions you will have to ask after suffering a miscarriage. Instead of asking yourself, a friend, or family, make sure to ask your doctor or a health professional who will give you solid answers based on facts.

What Caused My Miscarriage?

Most often, a miscarriage is caused by a chromosomal abnormality. This is a random occurrence and is unlikely to happen again in future pregnancies.

It’s a good idea to ask this question, however, because sometimes there is another cause for miscarriage. You want the answer to this question, because some types of miscarriage may affect your chances of having children in the future. It’s best to find out exactly what happened rather than assume the worst. Read more »