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.
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."