120 Sympathy Quotes For Miscarriage To Comfort And Give You Hope

Sympathy Quotes for Miscarriage

Having a miscarriage is heartbreaking and grief is a journey which looks different for everyone.

Whether you’ve experienced a miscarriage yourself or know someone who has, finding comfort and knowing what to say during this time can be challenging.

We’ve put together a collection of sympathy quotes for miscarriage to help you with finding the right words to express your emotions and bring comfort.

120 Sympathy Quotes for Miscarriage

The following are sympathy quotes you can read to ease your pain if you had a miscarriage or you can offer if you know one who has undergone this painful event:

A child is given to you through God and called back home by Him as well. You gave your unborn baby the most blessed home during his short time with you. – Unknown

“A heart of gold stopped beating, two smiling eyes closed to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best.” – Unknown

“A life need not to be long-lived for it to be meaningful.” – Unknown

“A miscarriage is not a failure, because a failure implies that it’s something you can control. Miscarriages are beyond our control.” – Dr. Simone Whitmore

“A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” – Franchesca Cox

“A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” – Joanne Cacciatore

“All told, probably more women have lost a child from this world than haven’t. Most don’t mention it, and they go on from day to day as if it hadn’t happened, so people imagine a woman in this situation never really knew or loved what she had. But ask her sometime: how old would your child be now? And she’ll know.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“Any woman who’d ever lost a child knew of the hollowness that remained within the soul.” –Brittainy C. Cherry

“At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.” – Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Reimer

“Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone, and importantly always knew love.” – Zoe Clark-Coates

“Because someone we love is in heaven, there’s a little bit of heaven in our home.” – Unknown

“Blaming the woman for the loss of a child is like blaming the soldier for the loss of his life in battle.” – Katherine Longshore

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown

“Do not let your heart be empty, but instead filled with the prayers of healing upon the loss of your pregnancy.” – Unknown

“Do not muffle your cries, for they are the sound of pregnancy loss.” – Unknown

“Feelings of emptiness may overwhelm you after the loss of a pregnancy, but know that you are overwhelmed with my love and prayers.” – Unknown

“For the day will come where you see your unborn baby, not through tears of sorrow but a smile in memory of his short time with you on earth.” – Unknown

“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.” – William Shakespeare

“Great losses take time to heal. Please give yourself compassion throughout this.” – Unknown

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison

“Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith.. it is the price of love.” – Unknown

“Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we love. Where there is deep grief, there is great love.” – Unknown

“Grief is wild like the sea, but it doesn’t need to destroy us. We can’t conquer it, but we can navigate it, and we can find Jesus there too.” – Adriel Booker

“Grief, I’ve learned, is really love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot give. The more you loved someone, the more you grieve. All of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes and in that part of your chest that gets an empty and hollow feeling. The happiness of love turns to sadness when unspent. Grief is just love with no place to go.” – Jamie Anderson

“Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human.” – Sarah Dessen

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie the Pooh

“I carry your heart with me, I am never without it.” – E. E. Cummings

“I don’t think most people truly understand how much is lost when a baby dies. You don’t just lose a baby, you also lose the 1 and 2 and 10 and 16-year-old she would have become. You lose Christmas mornings, loose teeth, and first days of school. You just lose it all.” – Stephanie Paige Cole

“I like to believe that all the babies whom died in the womb are with mothers who died giving birth. There’s a sentimental notion about this kind of perspective – a feeling of peace amidst deep grief.” – Nikki Rowe

“If I were to start a file on things nobody tells you about until you’re right in the thick of them, I might begin with miscarriages. A miscarriage is lonely, painful, and demoralizing, almost on a cellular level.” – Michelle Obama

“If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” – James O’Barr

“Imagine a love so strong it made saying hello and goodbye in the same day worth all the pain.” – Unknown

“It hurts because it matters.” – John Green

“It is perfectly okay to admit you’re not okay.” – Unknown

“Just because we lost a life, doesn’t mean we have to lose ourselves.” – Tamara Gabriel

“Learn to see the gift in the adversity. By doing this you will begin to find true peace in your struggle.” – Stacey Urrutia

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

“Life isn’t always about beating the waves. Sometimes, it’s about learning to breathe underwater.” – L.E. Bowman

“Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walk within you.” – Nicholas Evans

“Losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few.” – Meghan Markle

“Love is everlasting. When we’re separated from those we love, the love isn’t weakened by the distance.” – Unknown

“May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow” – Unknown

Sympathy Quotes for Miscarriage

“May you find hope and healing with your loved ones as you mourn the loss of your miracle.” – Unknown

“May you find peace and joy with each butterfly that passes by, knowing that your baby lives on in the hearts of all she touched.” – Unknown

“May you find physical and emotional healing in your own time after your pregnancy loss.” – Unknown

“Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child. I say there is no greater pain than to burry one.” – Unknown

“No one else could have wanted or loved your baby as much as you. Even in this short time, I saw a mother’s love shining in your eyes.” – Unknown

“Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size.” – Mark Twain

“Once in a while children come into this world, so special that the angels need these precious ones. To sing in Heaven and light up the world from above.” – Unknown

“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Our children change us, whether they live or not.” – Unknown

“Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Proverb

“Pregnancy loss is not a disease that can be cured; it’s not going anywhere—it is, in fact, a normative outcome of pregnancy. And it is, therefore, a topic we would benefit from engaging in candid and integrating into everyday conversations, devoid of silence, stigma, and shame.” –Dr. Jessica Zucker

“Some things cannot be fixed; they can only be carried. Grief like yours, love like yours, can only be carried.” – Megan Devine

“Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there’s been endless days of rain.” – Christina Greer

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – A. A. Milne

“Sometimes we don’t want to heal because the pain is the last link to what we’ve lost.” – JM Storm

“That moment after losing your baby when you need to get out of the house but then see a mother with her newborn baby. That’s pain like nothing else.” – Unknown

“The best advice that I got during counseling: Don’t judge your spouse’s grief response. Give them the freedom to grieve their own way.” – Rachel Crawford

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or touched, but are felt in the heart.” – Helen Keller

“The love of a mother transcends the grave.” – Unknown

“The one who left gentle footprints on our hearts left a story worth telling.” – Unknown

“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you’ll learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” – David Kessler and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“The season of mourning, like spring, summer, fall, and winter, will also pass.” – Molly Fumia

“The spark of your unborn baby ignited the eternal flame of love in all our hearts.” – Unknown

“The trumpets sounded and the choir of angels sang their song of praise and sorrow upon the arrival of your baby in heaven.” – Unknown

“The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you’re faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.” – James Patterson

“There are many helps to surviving, but only one key. The key is acceptance, not acceptance of you loss. Rather acceptance of the grief process.” – Elizabeth B. Brown

“There is a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” – David Platt

“There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” – Unknown

“There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.” – Nathalie Himmelrich

“There is no time limit to healing. You take as much time as you need.” – S.L Gray

“Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets

“Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger. Give yourself time to grieve.” – Unknown

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campbell.

“To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” – Dr. Burton Grebin

“We all have limited time with those we love. I’m sorry your time with your child was cut short.” – Unknown

“We are not broken by our tragedy, our loss, our miscarriages, but made stronger by what we learn from them.” – Dr. Lora Shahine

“We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world – the company of those who have known suffering.” – Helen Keller

“We can measure time, but we cannot measure loss. It has been a year, but there is no way to set a milestone or a limit on the grief. Take your time.” – Unknown

“We can’t deny our journey. We can’t pretend we’re fine when we’re not. All we can do is own it – own our suffering.” – L.M. Browning

“We do not ‘get over’ a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss in our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember.” – Nathalie Himmelrich

“We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.” – Nathalie Himmelrich,

“We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.” – Paulo Coelho

“We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death, but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.” – Tryon Edwards

“What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, star-dust or sea-foam, flower or winged air.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sympathy Quotes for Miscarriage

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

“When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that, in truth, you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Whether your child is in your arms, or in your heart, you are a mother.” – The Centered Parent

“Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.” – Renee O’Neill

“You are the parents who were meant for your baby, and your baby was meant to be your child. The length of time you had together doesn’t make it any less special.” – Unknown

“You become a mother the moment you become pregnant, and you remain a mother forever.” – Unknown

“You cannot stop the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can stop them nesting in your hair.” – Eva Ibbotson

“You didn’t do anything to cause your loss. There is nothing you did, didn’t do, or could have done differently to prevent it. As you will continue to learn, the loss of pregnancy and the death of a baby are not discretionary; it can happen to anyone. It just happened to you.” – Joey Miller

“You will lose someone you can’t live without and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up.” – Anne Lamott

“You will survive and you will find purpose in the chaos. Moving on doesn’t mean letting go.” –Mary VanHaute

“You’re never really ready to be told that there’s no heartbeat. But stay strong because life goes on and it is nobody’s fault.” – Elisabeth Canalis

“Your loss doesn’t define you. This doesn’t change the fact that you are an excellent parent.” – Unknown

“Your loss is not a test – Your loss is not a lesson – Your loss is not a gift – Your loss is a loss.” – Pink Elephant Support

“He/she never met you. But they already had the best mother in the world.” – Unknown

“I am so sorry to hear about your miscarriage. Sending caring thoughts your way and hoping for peace and healing when you’re ready.” – Unknown

“I know how much you were looking forward to him/her. Thinking of you through this shocking loss.” – Unknown

“I know how much your baby was already loved. I am so sorry you won’t get to hold your little one in your arms.” – Unknown

“I know it can take a long time to grieve a loss like this. Please know that however long it takes, I’ll be with you the whole way.” – Unknown

“I know you might feel alone, but I promise I’ll always be here to listen and sit with you through the grief.” – Unknown

“I wish I had the right words to say to make you feel better, but I know no words could really be enough. I am here for you always, to talk or to listen.” – Unknown

“I’m so sorry about your miscarriage. Please give yourself time to heal and don’t let anyone minimize your pain.” – Unknown

“I’m so sorry on the loss of your pregnancy and your sweet baby-to-be.” – Unknown

“May the people who love you help shoulder your immense grief.” – Unknown

“Miscarriage can be an invisible sadness but I see your pain. Wishing you healing and comfort through this difficult time.” – Unknown

“Nothing can make this better, but please know our thoughts/prayers are with you during this time.” – Unknown

“Please be gentle with yourself right now and grieve however you need to.” – Unknown

“Please don’t forget to be as kind to yourself as you can right now. Allow yourself the same grace you would afford anyone else.” – Unknown

“Take all the time you need to grieve and heal. I’m here for you through it all.” – Unknown

“This baby was so, so loved. No matter what, they will always be a part of our family.” – Unknown

“This was not your fault. You loved your baby so well.” – Unknown

“We looked forward to meeting the baby and we’re saddened to hear about the loss. We can only imagine your sorrow.” – Unknown

“You are one of the strongest people I know, but please don’t feel like you need to be strong right now. Being kind to yourself is more important.” – Unknown

“Your baby was already so well-loved. I know he/she’s enveloped in love in your heart forever.” – Unknown


Even though a miscarriage brings pain and loss, hope can always be found and sometimes all it takes is the right word to bring comfort and start on the journey to healing.

Hopefully you found one or more of the quotes comforting and helpful. If you would like to share your favorite quote, feel free to leave a comment.

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