When your loved one has a miscarriage — knowing what to say, how to say it and when to say it can be tricky. On the one hand, you want to support her in her grief. On the other hand, you want to offer something that will comfort her.
Unfortunately, so many of the things people say are meant with the best of heart, and come out all wrong.
So I wanted to make a quick and easy rule for you.
Because the value of a live baby is just the same as the value of a dead baby.
Because the experience of a miscarriage is just as valid as the experience of a continuing pregnancy.
Because a mom’s love and devotion for her kid doesn’t go away when the baby dies.
So let’s play my little rule out.