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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.”
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Miscarriage Hope Desk
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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.
MISCARRIAGE HOPE DESK
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STORIES OF HOPE
Multiple Miscarriages, Including an Ectopic Pregnancy: Kim’s Story of Hope After Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL)
By Kim Hooper My first pregnancy was ectopic, the embryo stuck in my left fallopian tube. I was rushed into surgery, and when I awoke, I’d lost my baby, my tube, and my faith in a fair world. This first loss was startling, shocking. Suddenly, I felt vulnerable to...
A success story of pregnancy and baby after miscarriage and multiple failed rounds of IUIs and IVF.
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.
“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.”
EXPERT EVIDENCE-BASED RESOURCES
Autoimmunity may contribute to many of the ~50% recurrent miscarriage cases where the cause is unknown. There could also be other types of immune abnormalities that may lead to a miscarriage. Read this article to learn about autoimmune conditions that may contribute to miscarriage, along with their management and treatment options.