Your child has been so excited about you expecting a baby, and has been talking to your pregnant tummy and touching it every day.
But now, sadly, you’ve suffered a miscarriage. On top of your own psychological and physical discomfort, your inquisitive four-year-old is full of questions about what has happened to his much awaited sibling.
It’s so hard to deal with these when you are still going through the grieving process yourself. Here are some of the tough questions he might ask, and some suggested answers.
Always take his questions seriously, provide reassurance and let him know he can ask you questions about this any time he wants.
Don’t make it a taboo subject, because that will simply confuse and distress him.