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When someone close to us suffers from a miscarriage, it can be hard to find the words to say. Often, people try to avoid talking about the miscarriage due to discomfort or the fear of saying the wrong thing. For campaign manager Nurasyidah AR (Syidah), she wished her family and friends would let her talk about it rather than “being quick to change the topic all the time”.
Having had a miscarriage just as her firstborn was turning 10 months old, grieving wasn’t easy for Syidah. However, looking after her daughter helped her to stay strong. Keep on reading to find out her story.