About what was lost : 20 writers on miscarriage, healing, and hope / edited by Jessica Berger Gross. - New York : Penguin, �2007. - xx, 266 pages ; 21 cm

"A Plume book."

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: Behind the bathroom door / Jessica Berger Gross -- Part 1: Searching for meaning. The first baby / Caroline Leavitt ; Misconceptions / Andrea Buchanan ; Twins / Susanna Sonnenberg ; Mother of three, two children short / Joyce Maynard ; "I went out full" / Emily Bazelon and Dahlia Lithwick ; Pregnancy and other natural disasters / Pam Houston -- Part 2: In the thick of it. Miscarried / Jessica Berger Gross ; What I wasn't expecting / Jen Marshall ; Risky business / Rebecca Johnson ; Unplanned / Jessica Jernigan ; The missing / Rachel Hall ; Piece of cake / Rachel Zucker -- Part 3: Mourning and moving on. The scattering / Sylvia Brownrigg ; On desire : a conversation between husband and wife / Julianna Baggott and David Scott ; My others / Miranda Field ; Are you still three? / Elizabeth Oness ; A globe of light / Rochelle Jewel Shapiro ; The road home / Susan O'Doherty.

"Revealing a wide spectrum of perspectives, this powerful collection offers comfort and community for the millions of women (and their loved ones) who experience this all-too-common kind of loss every year"--Page 4 of cover.

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Miscarriage--Psychological aspects.
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Loss (Psychology)
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