Understanding Grief After a Miscarriage or Pregnancy Loss

Listen in as Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, PMH-C, shares the stages of grief, how to move through them, and insight on whether or not women can experience postpartum depression after a loss. Hint: yes, you can.

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We are not immune to grief.

Losing a child, no matter what stage of pregnancy or motherhood, is something we cannot begin to understand how to navigate. 1 in 5 women will experience pregnancy loss.

That is one too many.

Certified Perinatal Mental Health practitioner Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, PMH-C, helps explain the stages of grief and what mothers experiencing loss can do to help heal and navigate the challenges loss can bring.

Megan is an avid supporter of women during pregnancy and postpartum. She uses her insight and guidance to help mothers struggling with these difficult times find the light amongst what can feel like endless darkness.

While we cannot prevent pregnancy loss, let’s give it a voice and help women worldwide find their voice.


Meet Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, PMH-C

Megan MacCutcheon is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Perinatal Mental Health practitioner who helps overwhelmed moms find a sense of balance while raising young children.

As a busy mom of three, Megan knows that motherhood is a juggling act. She loves teaching tools and strategies to help moms de-stress and embrace self-care so they can better navigate challenges associated with parenting.

She is passionate about spreading awareness regarding the various common perinatal mood and anxiety disorders women can experience and enjoys supporting moms through healing and finding fulfillment in their journeys.

Megan also specializes in helping women and young adults build self-esteem and has published four books on the topic.


Topics covered in this episode

3:10 | Physical effects after loss
14:18 | Advice for women experiencing loss
2:17 | Postpartum after loss
5:15 | Stages of grief
11:15 | How to open up
14:30 | Getting pregnant after a loss
22:23 | Support
31:13 | Tidal wave
32:35 | Unprocessed grief
37:07 | What can you do with grief?
43:04 | About Postpartum


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Megan MacCutcheon

Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner

Megan MacCutcheon helps overwhelmed moms find a sense of balance while raising young children. She is passionate about spreading awareness regarding the various and very common perinatal mood and anxiety disorders women can experience, and enjoys supporting moms through healing and finding fulfillment in their journeys.

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