chapter  14
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The Impact of Pregnancy Loss on Your Career

L ike many bereaved mothers, your pregnancy loss affected you both personally and professionally. You may have postponed pregnancy until you were older and well established in your career, adding the pressure of time constraints to your hopes for a family. Your entire per­ spective on the importance of work in your life may shift as you endure the setbacks and uncertainties imposed by your loss. If future pregnan­ cies will be high-risk, you face the major challenge of maintaining your career while putting work on hold, perhaps for a long time.