Do dads experience perinatal grief and depression after baby loss? Without a doubt YES! Grief after loss is non selective. Men face a unique set of challenges as they try to support their partner through the journey after losing a baby.
The hardest part of the grieving process after losing a pregnancy is the intense feelings of guilt. Wondering what you did wrong, thinking it was your fault. Many thoughts cross the minds of those who have experienced baby loss.
Throughout your journey after loss, it’s important to honour your progress. Be kind and gentle with yourself. Provide your body with the love and care it is telling you it needs. Honour the hard days. Embrace tomorrow.