Coping With a Miscarriage

I miscarried. There I said it. It had been coming for weeks and yet still it was frightening and over whelming.

I have had four children so I know about contractions and as a birth partner have an arsenal of pain coping tricks up my sleeve. Nothing prepared me for the end of my pregnancy. There is no support for women who are less than 12 weeks pregnant, go to A and E is all my midwife told me when I tried to explain the bleeding.

There is another way, many women may find the thought of natural miscarriage daunting and for some its a healing. its important to look out for excessive bleeding and signs of infection. If you feel dizzy or faint then you need an ambulance, if your heart races or you feel feverish call 999. its better to be on the safe side.

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