After experiencing a miscarriage at 16 weeks, clinical psychologist Jessica Zucker started the hashtag #IHadaMiscarriage, which went viral. Cristen and Caroline talk to Dr. Zucker about why miscarriage remains a taboo issue, how to comfort those grieving a loss and the cards she created to help us start these much-needed conversations.
About Dr. Jessica Zucker:
Dr. Jessica Zucker is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los Angeles specializing in women's reproductive and maternal mental health. Jessica primarily works with women struggling with fertility issues, pregnancy ambivalence, pregnancy loss, during transitions in motherhood, prenatal and postpartum adjustments, perinatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, pregnancy and postpartum body image concerns, and in the midst of relationship challenges after the birth of a child.
She's also the creator of a line of pregnancy loss cards as well as the viral #IHadaMiscarriage hashtag campaign which she launched with her first New York Times piece.
See Dr. Zucker's pregnancy loss cards here.
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