Bereaved parents faced with silence: combatting miscarriage trauma

In Australia, one in three women are affected by a miscarriage. Bereaved parents are met with silence from workplaces, health services and communities.

The grief experience for parents leads to poor mental health including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and suicidal thoughts.

Yet, miscarriages are one of the most prevalent health issues our communities face.

If this has raised issues for you or someone you know, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Produced By: Tia Ewen

Featured In Story: Samatha Payne – CEO and Co-founder of Pink Elephants

First aired on The Wire, Friday 15 October 2021

DATE POSTED
Thursday 14th of October, 2021

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