Our expert says:
So sorry to hear about this, mic, this is a special variety of loss and grief which can be especially hard to cope with. In an odd way, you feel loss not only for the infant that was or nearly was, but for everything you have hped the child would grow into. At this early stage, it can be hard to believe that you will get over this, though you will. Counselling might help, and a valuable support group can be The Compassionate Friends, which consts of parents who have lost a child, at any age. This might not be the very best time to try for the next pregnancy, while you are feeling so raw, but in a while you will be feeling a bit better, and will pobably then be more likely to succeed
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