Chapter 1: Experiencing loss

When it happened

It was such a confusing and painful time. My husband and I were devastated. It truly is like your world turns upside down. Nothing makes sense. Your whole future that you imagined just shrivels up in front of you and you can’t do a thing about it.

Early pregnancy loss often happens quickly and without very much warning. If your first symptoms were pain and bleeding, you may have been at work, at home, or out in the community, either alone or with friends. Click the arrows below to see some of the ways this may have played out or impacted you.

When you received care

Once you received care, you may have experienced other thoughts and feelings. Click on the arrows below to see what some of these might be.