Jessica Zucker

Jessica Zucker is a Los Angeles-based psychologist specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health and the creator of the #IHadaMiscarriage campaign. Her first book, I HAD A MISCARRIAGE: A Memoir, a Movement, is now available.
Here’s how grief and pleasure can coexist in the aftermath of pregnancy loss.
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Women who "choose" to terminate for medical reasons often face the same shame and stigma that surround other pregnancy losses — with additional stigma added by the virulent politicization of abortion.
“Pleasure practices, including masturbation, are non-negotiable, especially during times like this."