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Health Tip: Managing After a Miscarriage

Emotional recovery is as important as physical recovery

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(HealthDay News)- The aftermath of a pregnancy loss is an extremely difficult and frustrating time for the affected couple.

Here are suggestions to help the woman and her partner cope after a miscarriage, courtesy of the American Pregnancy Association:

  • Seek psychological counseling for you and your partner.
  • Ask for comfort and support from your partner, friends and family.
  • Allow yourself to grieve, and give yourself plenty of time to recover emotionally.
  • Be considerate of your partner's needs, feelings and emotions.
  • Communicate with each other frequently, openly and honestly.
  • Understand that everyone grieves differently, and respect each other's methods of coping.


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