Whether a pregnant mother's life is in danger or an unborn child has little or no hope for survival, nothing is more isolating or emotionally devastating than the impossible choices some parents must face. Precious Pregnancies Heavy Hearts is a comprehensive guide for families faced with complex pregnancy-management issues.
Often, extended family and friends do not understand the overwhelming grief some parents face during a pregnancy. Even medical providers struggle to provide the support these families so desperately need. For those looking for insight into the complexities of making the agonizing choice to either continue or interrupt a pregnancy, author Carole Smarr explores topics such as personal care, legal issues, and the controversial option of abortion. As painful as these personal decisions undoubtedly may be, they require careful consideration. With the support of family, medical personnel, counselors, spiritual advisors, friends, coworkers, and other parents with similar experiences, grieving families can make it through difficult times.
If you are a parent faced with heartbreaking decisions about your unborn child, Precious Pregnancies Heavy Hearts will assist you in knowing what questions to ask and what options are available. All those who seek to support a parent's grief will find its information and direction invaluable.