Miscarriages are more common than one might think, yet it’s rare that people talk openly about them.
As is most often the case, it’s difficult for people to talk about experiences that have hurt them greatly, even though the majority of the time it’s doing exactly that that can help them heal.
Perhaps it’s because people are embarrassed? Perhaps women who miscarry feel ashamed? But why, I ask, should anyone feel ashamed over something they have no control over?
Rachel Whalen is a woman who knows exactly what it feels like to lose a child …
She spoke out about the topic that is uncomfortable for everyone but it teaches us something about compassion that we should all know.