Confronting Perceptions On Miscarriages; Ohio Statehouse Update
Miscarriages or early pregnancy loss is the most common complication experienced by expectant women. It's estimated that 10 to 15 percent of confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage. Yet, because it's a subject rarely talked about or shared, there is a misperception that early pregancy losses are rare. Now Former First Lady Michelle Obama has helped to break the silence around miscarriage and fertility issues with her newly released memoir, "Becoming." We discuss the topic with two individuals who have helped women and their partners navigate both the physical and emotional aspects of pregnancy loss and also connect to resources women struggling with fertility or pregnancy loss. Plus we'll check in at the statehouse as lawmakers challenge Goveror Kasich in the final weeks of his term.
For More Information:
Bryan Hecht, MD, Division Director, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, The MetroHealth System
Angie Bergmann, Ambassador and Peer-Led Support Group Leader, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau