3 ways to help men grieving over miscarriage

It's important to acknowledge men's loss as fathers too, say researchers

Men experiencing grief following a miscarriage feel overlooked by health professionals, who tend to focus mainly on their partner’s needs, Monash University researchers say. 

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When miscarriage occurs, most men feel a lack of support or acknowledgement from doctors, other healthcare providers and their social networks, they've found.

“It is imperative that men’s loss, as a father and a parent, is also recognised and acknowledged by healthcare providers and within men’s social networks.”

The study, by Monash University’s Dr Jade Bilardi from the