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‘It’s 7 months since my miscarriage. And today I am 18 weeks pregnant’


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by Dominique McMullan
11th Apr 2021

Read time: 6 mins

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In this tender piece, Dominique McMullan writes about pregnancy after miscarriage and the difficulty in coming to terms with new life

Next month my first son is two. It’s been 7 months since my miscarriage. And today I am 18 weeks pregnant. I am joyful, I am grateful, I am tearful, I hold life, and life passes through me. My three babies, their three lives, right now exist on three different planes – inside, outside and above. My miscarriage blindsided me. I wrote about the experience soon after. The pure physicality of it shocked me. Those...

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