How do you comfort someone who has had a miscarriage?

What not to say to someone who had a miscarriage?

If you know someone who has had a miscarriage and you want to offer words of comfort, here is a list of phrases you should avoid saying.

  • “It wasn’t a real baby.” …
  • “At least you weren’t further along.” …
  • “It wasn’t meant to be.” …
  • “Well, at least you can get pregnant.” …
  • “This happens to everyone; it’s not a big deal.”

What to say to a friend that miscarried?

Here are 5 phrases to say to a friend who has just had a miscarriage:

  • “I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m here for you.” …
  • “Remember you are not alone. …
  • “I’m thinking of you.” …
  • “I love you so much and I imagine you feel [awful] right now, but I just had to remind you of how wonderful I think you are.” …
  • “Grief knows no timeline.

How do you let people know you had a miscarriage?

Say something along the lines of, “While there is no easy way to say this, I need to tell you something. We lost the baby.” Then, be silent, and give the person a moment to process. Let him or her know that there is no right or wrong reaction, and explain the best way to support you.

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