There are many situations in which you might learn that someone has experienced the loss of a child. No matter how long ago the loss occurred, or no matter how well you know the person, their grief is real and I encourage you to validate and support them through emotional first aid. This infographic walks you through how to do that and gives you examples of what you might say.
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5 questions to consider in deciding whether to try again after a loss
When you are experiencing intense grief, figuring out what you think about being "TTA" (trying to avoid) or "TTC" (trying to conceive) can be hard enough, let alone discussing that with your partner and making a plan of action. If you're trying to make your plan, here are five questions for you to consider.