Writing

I am a contributing writer for the DC Area Mom’s Blog and developed and wrote a blog for psychcentral called Maternity Matters.  You can also find my writing on various other blogs and websites including Mindful Return and Scary Mommy. Please see below for links to my posts and articles.

Maternity Matters: Going on a Bear Hunt: Coping with Miscarriage

Do you remember that old children’s song- going on a bear hunt? The refrain goes like this: 

“Can’t go over it, can’t go under it, can’t go around it, got to go through it!” 

These lines chanted emphatically over and over again every time an obstacle is encountered, remind me so much of the conversations I've had with patients about grief. We don’t want to feel it, we’d love to find a way to sidestep it, but...

Emma Basch