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02nd Dec 2021

My father-in-law revealed I suffered a miscarriage on Facebook- how will I ever forgive him?

Kat O'Connor

Suffering a miscarriage is beyond heartbreaking.

The last thing you need is for your loss to be shared all over social media.

One woman has opened up about the shock she felt when her father-in-law posted about her miscarriage on Facebook.

She said she has no idea how she will ever forgive him for what he has done.

The woman explained that her baby died during her ninth week of pregnancy.

She told Reddit, “My mum was with us at the time and explained everything to my side of the family. ”

”We made them promise not to put anything on Facebook.”

The woman explained that she was rushed to hospital after experiencing bleeding during her 10th week.

However, doctors reassured her that nothing was wrong.

A few weeks had passed and during a scan, the heartbroken woman was told that she had “been carrying my dead baby for weeks”.

She checked her phone later that evening to find a Facebook post about her loss.

”By the time we noticed it already had over 200 likes and a bunch of comments.”

”I was devastated and angry…so very angry. This was our baby. My baby. Not his.”

”Even if we wanted to announce it publicly it should have been on our terms,” she said.

The couple locked their Facebook pages but were inundated with comments and messages.

She said she feels betrayed and has lost all trust.

The woman said she doesn’t know if she will ever be able to forgive him for what he did.

”I can’t face him. I’ve already cancelled plans for Christmas.

”This has been one of the most painful experiences of my life, both physically and mentally,” she wrote.

What would you do if you were in this situation?