avatar Anna Gannon Editorial Lead at Expectful

Could sharing our pregnancy loss stories be the first step in helping to release the shame, self blame and guilt that can come with it?

Psychologist and creator of #IHadAMiscarriage campaign – Dr. Jessica Zucker believes so.

After experiencing her own pregnancy loss in 2012, Dr. Jessica Zucker has been on a mission to destigmatize pregnancy loss and help women and men feel less alone throughout it.

On today’s episode Dr. Zucker is sharing her own experience with pregnancy loss, what she’s learned about grief throughout it and how she’s using her #IHadAMiscarriage to help women find community and build connection through their own unique journeys.

About Dr. Jessica Zucker


Dr. Jessica Zucker is a Los Angeles-based psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, TIME, among others. She is the creator of the #IHadAMiscarriage campaign and has been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, and NPR. Women’s Health Magazine U.K. recently named Jessica’s Instagram account “the bravest use of social media.”