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“There is more than one way through this. We are here to give you the time, options, resources and support to become your own advocate, get clear on your path forward, find your answer – and trust that it’s going to be okay.”

– ALLISON SCHAAF / FOUNDER
Miscarriage Hope Desk

THIS IS A SPACE TO

to be & breathe

Get ahead of the urgency and fear.

Trust your inner voice or something bigger than yourself.

Pause to ask, “Does this feel right?”

Knowing you have time and options.

“Be your own advocate, find your answer & find your way forward…”

because there is more than one way through recurrent pregnancy loss.
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STORIES OF HOPE

Recurrent Miscarriage Story: The rainbow after the storm

Recurrent Miscarriage Story: The rainbow after the storm

April 4, 2017, should have been a great day. I should have gone to my doctor appointment, seen my sweet, now 14-week-old baby on the ultrasound, and found out their gender (or at least a pretty good guess). I should have then left my appointment and gone to the store to pick out an outfit for either a little girl or a little boy, wrapped it in cute baby-themed packaging, and waited for my husband to come home from work so he could unwrap it and find out whether we would be welcoming a little boy or a little girl into our family that October. Instead, I found out our baby no longer had a heartbeat.

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Success Story: Conceive, bleed, grieve & repeat

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Success Story: Conceive, bleed, grieve & repeat

When I think back on our fertility journey, I’ve only recently been able to see the lessons in it. By identifying my weaknesses, it allowed me to grow personally. It added strength to our marriage by forcing communication and emotional reliance on each other. Embracing something positive from a negative has taken years and wasn’t an easy path.

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Multiple Miscarriages: There is comfort in learning that you are not alone

Multiple Miscarriages: There is comfort in learning that you are not alone

My husband and I dated for SIX years before we were married. We talked about everything under the sun, especially children: How many? When do you want to start? How do you want to raise them? Do you have a name list? But we never talked about this. Sure, we might have agreed about adoption if we couldn’t have kids, but that topic was quickly dismissed since we both came from extremely large and fertile families. Surely infertility won’t happen to us? Ha! And here we were. I was completely taken off guard.

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“There is more than one way through this.

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We are here to give you the time, options, resources and support to become your own advocate, get clear on your path forward, find your answer – and trust that it’s going to be okay.”

EXPERT EVIDENCE-BASED RESOURCES

What is histamine intolerance and can it cause miscarriage?

What is histamine intolerance and can it cause miscarriage?

Histamine intolerance or diamine oxidase deficiency is a poorly understood and poorly recognized condition that may cause miscarriage. This article takes an in-depth look at histamine intolerance and treatment options, including diet, supplements, and medications that may help.

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Histamine and pregnancy

Histamine and pregnancy

Histamine is essential for pregnancy and general health, but elevated histamine may contribute to miscarriage. Disorders that increase histamine are obscure and difficult to diagnose. This article helps you understand the roles of histamine and histamine disorders.

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