After Miscarriage: Medical Facts and Emotional Support for Pregnancy Loss by Krissi Danielsson
In this supportive and comprehensive guide for women and their partners who have experienced one or more miscarriages, Danielsson uses both personal experience and expertly reviewed, carefully documented medical information to advise readers about topics including when to seek testing, how to choose the right doctor, when to try for another pregnancy, and how to deal with anxiety. The book includes anecdotes from women who have miscarried, inspiring stories from couples who have had a baby after losing one, and a chapter just for dads. After Miscarriage is an invaluable resource that will help couples move forward from pregnancy loss.
Krissi Danielsson lost three babies to miscarriage before giving birth to her two children. A freelance writer who has co-authored five books with her husband, Matt Danielsson, she is now studying to be a nurse. Danielsson runs a miscarriage website (www.recurrentmiscarriages.com).
Table of Contents
If You're Buying This Book for a Friend or Loved One ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xv Foreword William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D., H.C.L.D. xvii My Baby Is Gone 1 Looking for Causes of Miscarriage 27 Miscarriage Testing and Treatments 71 Alternative Treatments and Stress Reduction 99 Coping with Pregnancy Loss 115 Trying Again 151 Pregnant Again 167 For Dads Only: A Quick Miscarriage Coping Primer 181 Glossary 186 Helpful Online Resources 190 References 195 Index 215