Miscarriage quotes that friends and family sent that brought comfort as I navigated recurrent pregnancy loss.
When someone finds out you’ve had a miscarriage, it can often put them in an uncomfortable spot. Maybe they don’t know what to say at all (that’s OK!) or they say something with good intentions that stings unintentionally (it happens!).
Listen, no one is going to get it right all of the time. Here are some of the miscarriage quotes we got in cards, or texts, that helped both me and Dane navigate loss.
Miscarriage Quotes For Comfort And Healing
“In our sorrow, we find strength to keep going, to honor the life that was briefly with us.” — Unknown
“Grief is the price we pay for love.”
“Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger. Give yourself time to grieve.”
“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” — Jamie Anderson
“An angel in the book of life wrote down our baby’s birth, then whispered as she closed the book, ‘Too beautiful for Earth.'”
“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts.” — Winnie the Pooh
“A miscarriage is a love story that ended too soon.”
“Sometimes the smallest stars shine the brightest in our lives.”
“There’s a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child who never comes.” — David Platt
“Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there have been endless days of rain.”
“Grief knows no timeline, so don’t forget to make yourself a priority.”
“It hurts because it matters.” — John Green
“A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” — Franchesca Cox
“Life isn’t always about beating the waves. Sometimes, it’s about learning to breathe underwater.” — L.E. Bowman
“There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.” — Nathalie Himmelrich
“There is no time limit to healing. You take as much time as you need.” — S.L Gray
“Losing a pregnancy is like losing a part of oneself that will never be made whole again.”
“The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.” — Unknown
“Grieve for your baby and yourself in your own time.”