Women’s Health Week Revisited – Pregnancy Loss by author Karen Power

Karen Power and Sally Cronin talk openly about their miscarriages on Sally’s blog, and Karen details the importance of support by family, friends, and health care practitioners. I applaud the courage of women who speak out on these sensitive issues …

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life


Last week I looked at some of the health issues associated with the reproductive system but of course whilst they may cause infertility they can usually be treated. Our reproductive systems are geared up to conceive, nurture to full term and give birth to a baby. But for some women this part of the process does not reach completion.

In fact pregnancy loss affects millions of women around the world and there is a huge list of reasons for a miscarriage. And, this is not just a physical event, but a mental and emotional trauma.

A miscarriage is the loss of a foetus before 23 or 24 weeks depending on where you live! After that it is called a stillbirth. A very fine line which makes a traumatic experience even more so.


In the UK between 2012 and 2013 there were nearly 45,000 miscarriages that required a hospital stay…

View original post 1,874 more words


3 thoughts on “Women’s Health Week Revisited – Pregnancy Loss by author Karen Power”

Please note that when you visit, like, comment on, and share my blog posts, you are agreeing with the storage and handling of your data by WordPress. Please read the privacy statement in the above menu. Namaste, my friends ❤️

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.