The grief experienced after a miscarriage is indescribable, and is something that isn’t often talked about.
In this episode, I sit down with Kristen Vicidomino, who shares her grief story after her miscarriage.
Kristen is a mom of a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old. She’s a wife, daughter, and sister. She has spent her career in healthcare working to improve people’s physical and mental well-being.
**TRIGGER WARNING** This episode covers sensitive subject matter and is not suitable for all listeners. If this topic could be a trigger for you, listen to this episode with a friend, a sibling, a loved one or a parent so you can talk about any emotions that come up for you. The contents of this episode are not intended to replace therapy and should not be taken as such. If you need immediate help, please call the crisis hotline listed below in our resources.
Listen in as we talk about:
- [1:55] The journey of trying to conceive
- [4:05] Finding out she was having a miscarriage after coming back from vacation
- [5:00] Feeling alone on her journey and hearing hard comments from loved ones
- [10:50] How her husband Matt helped her through her miscarriage
- [11:45] The signs Kristen experienced when having her miscarriage, and the lingering trauma that came with it
- [14:55] Why we don’t talk about miscarriages
- [29:55] How her friendships were impacted by her miscarriage
- [37:30] Trying to take care of her own mental health and wellbeing
- [42:40] What her second pregnancy was like
- [46:55] The wisdom Kristen would pass on to other women in this situation
- [51:10] Helpful things to say to people who have had a miscarriage
- [53:30] What self love looks like for Kristen now
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