. I’m part of a club I never wanted to join. And each year 55,000 women in Australia are unwillingly granted exclusive membership. They are forced to join the Baby Loss Club. After my third pregnancy ended in miscarriage, I wanted to process the experience and work through the grief by talking to those around me. But I quickly discovered that miscarriage is a taboo topic. It makes people uncomfortable. They avoid the subject or attempt to offer up the reassurance of a silver lining: It was probably for the best. You wouldn’t want a... more
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Irma Gold is a writer, editor and teacher. Her short fiction has been widely published in Australian journals and she is the author of a collection of fiction, Two Steps Forward. She is also the author of two children’s books and the editor of a number of anthologies, including The Sound of Silence: Journeys Through Miscarriage. She blogs for Overland literary journal.