Losing a pregnancy is a very traumatic experience that is often met with a societal equivalent of a shrug, especially when it occurs in the early stages.
In this episode, Chumi Friedman and Yonina Kaufman LCSW, from the HUG department of A TIME, delve into the heart-wrenching topic of perinatal and infant loss. We’ll gain a deeper understanding of the struggles faced by those who have experienced a pregnancy loss, including feelings of guilt and confusion, while learning practical ways to cope and heal.
Chumi and Yonina also address common misconceptions about loss and offer guidance on how friends and family can provide support and comfort. Hear inspiring stories of gestures of support and practical suggestions for how to show care and understanding to those experiencing a loss.
HUG, a division of ATIME, supports couples experiencing perinatal and infant loss as well as couples who are faced with complicated fetal diagnoses. It provides a comforting packet, peer support, monthly phone conferences, emotional support, medical guidance, specially trained doulas, as well as community awareness and education. HUG can be reached at 718-686-8912 ext. 113 or [email protected]