Infertility and Pregnancy Loss

Something Precious
Something Precious

Hashem has a plan for each of us. Often the goodness of that plan is hard to see and His kindness evades our simple view. One woman writes of her trust and faith in all that He does, even through her pain.

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The Gift of Loss: Talking About My Miscarriage
The Gift of Loss: Talking About My Miscarriage

Even though statistics show that many women reading this right now have experienced the loss of a pregnancy, most of these women have not and likely never will publicly address or even mention in private the fact of their miscarriage. Being that this kind of death is a fact of many women's lives, and that silence and shame only exaggerate the pain, I am opening up about my own miscarriage, which occurred a little over two months ago.

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The Spirit\'s Journey to Motherhood
The Spirit's Journey to Motherhood

At my baby shower, my friend Sveta pats my bulging belly: “Oh, let me touch the baby,” she says wistfully, “and maybe I can catch this wonderful virus of pregnancy.” After years of infertility and painful, expensive medical procedures, she is still not able to conceive. Diagnosis: unknown.

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Can A Soul Be Miscarried
Can A Soul Be Miscarried

I suffered a miscarriage recently. While I am thankful for the beautiful children I have, I still feel a sense of loss for the child that I will never know. Is there some kabbalistic explanation for why these things happen?

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