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Lisa Ling Talks About Miscarriage

Did Fear of Miscarriage Cripple Your Pregnancy Joy?

Life isn't fair. While some women experience a seamless nine months, other moms-to-be have their anticipation end when the pregnancy abruptly terminates. In a recent interview set to air on Friday, journalist Lisa Ling talked about having a miscarriage. She said:

We actually [hadn't] been trying that long. I don’t know that I took it as seriously as I should have because it happened so fast. But then when I heard the doctor say there was no heartbeat it was like bam, like a knife through the heart.

Ling fears it will happen again. Since approximately one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, the worry isn't uncommon. Did you feel the same way?

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lizlee89 lizlee89 6 years
That is so sad, and it yet another reason why abortion makes me so sad - so many women want nothing more than to be able to have and give their love to a child, and yet so many women murder their children instead of giving them up for adoption so that others can be mothers. I know; people don't like to hear it, but I have to say it. I've never been pregnant, but I am definitely fearful of having a miscarriage. I have many friends and relatives who have miscarried, some more than once, and I have seen how much pain it has caused them. My friend is currently five months pregnant about six months after having had a miscarriage, also at five months. She's now on bed rest, and, even though she is trying to stay positive, I am sure that she is always thinking about it...
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