1 in 8 pregnancies end in miscarriage. Though statistically common, it's anything but an ordinary event for individuals experiencing this type of loss. The loss of a child at any age, including unborn, is especially difficult due to the unexpected nature of the loss as well as other factors. Writing a sympathy message for miscarriage can be difficult, and there are a couple things to keep in mind. Never downplay the loss just because the child was unborn. Feelings and thoughts about the loss can vary and change on a daily or even hourly. Different people grieve in different ways. The following are examples of what to write in a sympathy card or note for someone recently experiencing the loss of an unborn child.
Miscarriage Sympathy Messages for Parents
“A life need not be long-lived for it to be meaningful.” — Unknown
Your loss doesn't define you. This doesn't change the fact that you are an excellent parent.
I don't know what you're thinking or feeling, but I'm willing to listen and talk with you if and whenever you are ready to talk.
"You will survive and you will find purpose in the chaos. Moving on doesn't mean letting go." — Mary VanHaute
Love is everlasting. When we're separated from those we love, the love isn't weakened by the distance.
“A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” – Franchesca Cox
The love of a mother transcends the grave.
I am talking to God on your behalf and asking for comfort. I am also willing to talk with you anytime.
You are the parents who were meant for your baby, and your baby was meant to be your child. The length of time you had together doesn't make it any less special.
“I held you every second of your life.” — Stephanie Paige Cole
We all have limited time with those we love. I'm sorry your time with your child was cut short.
“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” — Helen Keller
I pray that you be blessed in the way that only God can bless you in a way that's exactly what you need.
You do not have to bear this loss alone. Lean on those who care about you. I am hear when and if you need me.
Quotes about Miscarriage for Sympathy Cards and Notes
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” — Maya Angelou
"Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone and importantly always knew love." — Zoe Clark-Coates
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown
“Some say you are too painful to remember. I say you are too precious to forget.” – Unknown
“There is a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” – David Platt
“Even those that never fully blossom bring beauty into the world.” – Unknown
“I’ll love for forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” – Robert Munsch
“To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” – Dr. Burton Grebin
“Sometimes the smallest things, take up the most room in our heart.” – A.A. Milne
“What does a miscarriage feel like? It feels as if you have been short-changed by nature. You will cry for what might have been but nobody will understand because they didn’t feel it.” – Unknown