When we experience loss and grief, the most important thing we can do is to love ourselves and others. Love heals, in time, it will heal.
The holidays are gathering times. We often visit with those we see only once or twice each year. It can be pretty uncomfortable to come face-to-face with an extended family member or member-in-law who has just experienced a personal loss, especially a miscarriage or pregnancy loss. (Miscarriage occurs before 20 weeks of a pregnancy, and a pregnancy loss is after 20 weeks.) Our society doesn’t have any rituals for how