After Miscarriage: A Journey to Healing

After Miscarriage: A Journey to Healing

by Lori Leo


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On August 13, 2000, just months after her honeymoon, Lori suffered her first miscarriage. After four miscarriages in less than two years, she struggled to find peace each day. As she suffered in silence with her grief, she was determined to find comfort and hope. Lori’s passion for horses and her faith helped her escape the emotional turmoil only to discover how these passions assisted her journey to healing. This realization exposed her to a new world she may otherwise have never known. Her tenacious desire to have a child led her to appreciate the beauty and gift of adoption as well as experience the instant unconditional love that you can feel for a child.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483584317
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 12/29/2016
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

After struggling in silence with her grief from suffering four miscarriages in two years, Lori Leo began to openly speak about her losses and reach out to women who had nowhere to turn for support and no one to help them navigate the turbulent emotional waters that follow a miscarriage. She lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts with her husband, son, five horses and three dogs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

Book 1 Lori's Story 3

1 "I'm Pregnant!" 5

2 Empty Handed and Brokenhearted 15

3 Dents along the Road 21

4 "Wait a Few Days and Check Again …" 25

5 "There's No Heartbeat" 33

6 The Decision to Adopt 39

7 Harrison's Story 43

Book 2 Advice for Parents, Family, and Friends 61

8 Life in a World Full of Children 63

9 Advice for Family and Friends 73

10 Responding to Hurtful Comments 79

11 Support Groups 83

12 Remembering Your Baby 93

Book 3 Moving On: Finding a Passion for Living 97

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