Facts about Pregnancy After Loss

By |2016-10-13T17:12:47+00:00October 7th, 2015|Emotional Health, For Professionals, Pregnancy, Reader Favorites|5 Comments

Compiled by Lindsey M. Henke; Designed and illustrated by Lloyd W. Meek

At Pregnancy After Loss Support, we work diligently to stay abreast of the latest research that is relevant to pregnancy after loss. We’ve created this infographic to share some of the basic facts about pregnancy after loss with our community and those who may need educating on the experience of pregnancy after loss. You may embed the infographic on your own website or blog by copying the code below the infographic.

To see a full listing of current research relevant to pregnancy after loss, see our research page.

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10 Facts about Pregnancy After Loss
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About the Author:

Lindsey Henke
Lindsey Henke is the founder and Executive Director of Pregnancy After Loss Support, writer, clinical social worker, wife, and most importantly a mother to two beautiful daughters and one sweet-cheeked baby boy. Tragically, her oldest daughter, Nora was stillborn after a healthy full-term pregnancy in December of 2012. Since then, she has turned to writing on her blog, Still Breathing. Lindsey was featured as Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine’s Knocked Up Blogger during her pregnancy with her second daughter, Zoe, who was born healthy and alive in March of 2014. Her writing about life after loss has been featured on Still Standing Magazine, Listen to Your Mother, Scary Mommy, Healthline, Postpartum Progress, and The New York Times. Lindsey can be reached by email.


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  2. Deianna October 8, 2015 at 10:18 am - Reply

    Just wanted to ask what about women who experience a lost and simultaneously finds out she can no longer get pregnant

    • Valerie Meek October 8, 2015 at 12:01 pm - Reply

      Oh, Deianna, I am so very sorry for your loss and the double blow of another pregnancy not being an option. Sending you much love. Do you know about our sister site, Still Mothers? Their focus is entirely on families who go on without another pregnancy. I hope you’re check them out.

      ~Valerie Meek, Operations Director at Pregnancy After Loss Support

  3. Kim May 31, 2016 at 12:09 pm - Reply

    Has anyone had any issues of thyroid levels being within range but on the higher end and dr stating they should go on thyroid Meds?

  4. […] as many resources out there for PAL as there are for infant loss and grieving, but I have found the Pregnancy After Loss Support website helpful. Here are just a couple of facts about PAL from that […]

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