Infertility and family building challenges can elicit a host of religious and spiritual questions. People often question assumptions that they never even realized they held. Some people feel a disconnect between their body and their soul. Others are just feeling sadness, pain, isolated or punished. Yet there are also moments of connection and deep hope, opportunities to express gratitude for some of the gifts that can be overlooked.
Parenthood may be out of our control, but how we respond to the barriers along the way is something that can be addressed. Below are some of Hasidah’s most commonly used spiritual care resources that have brought consolation, hope, healing and connection to many people seeking wholeness on the journey.
Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss
Pregnancy loss is a process, not a moment. These resources will help you understand a little more about what you might be experiencing and how Judaism and the Jewish community can be a support to you.
Miscarriage may be an isolated incident or part of a larger experience of infertility. In either circumstance, the loss is felt by both people in the relationship. This guide can help you to take care of yourself, your partner and your relationship during the experience.