When my sons, Jacob and Isaac, were just 3 and 1, my husband and I separated.
As a child of a divorce, I'd always sworn that I'd never put my kids through that -- yet as it turned out, living paycheck to paycheck and trying to do our own growing up while raising a family proved to be too great a strain on our marriage: It bent, cracked, and finally broke.
Of the 2,823 who had miscarriages, about 15 percent experienced clinically significant depression and/or anxiety during and after pregnancies for up to three years. Zeanah looked at mothers who had delivered a child within 19 months after a perinatal loss.
Mothers may also struggle to manage the needs of a healthy child after a loss. When the child was a year old, the researchers assessed the mother-child attachment relationships and found that 45 percent of the infants had disorganized attachments to their mothers ().
Sometimes mommies and daddies need help if they want to have a baby, Schreibman would say. Talbot's job was basically to be a human egg farm — take hormone shots to increase production, but no smoking, sex or drinking, not even coffee.