From the day you learned you were pregnant, you began dreaming of the future. The loss of these hopes and dreams can be devastating, regardless of the amount of time you were pregnant. The team at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital wants you to know that our hearts and prayers are with you.
The next days and months may be difficult for you and your family. You may wonder if there was something that you could have done to prevent your loss. You may feel frustrated and angry due to the unexplained reason for your loss. You may feel cheated, empty and depressed. Please remember that these feeling are perfectly normal.
Because losing a baby can be a confusing and emotional time, we have gathered together the answers to some frequently asked questions. We hope this information will ease this difficult time and help you to understand what has happened.
For more information about Perinatal Bereavement Services at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, call (813) 872-2930 for a trained counselor to assist you.