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How to Support an Employee Who Experiences Pregnancy Loss

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team

The loss of a pregnancy may be incredibly traumatic and have significant effects on one's physical, emotional and psychological well-being. Employers recognize that experiencing a pregnancy loss, and recovering from one, may likely affect an employee's ability to perform their job in the days or weeks ahead. Supporting an employee through this difficult time is essential and must be met with sensitivity and consideration. There may also be certain rights and benefits, including leave and accommodations, for which an employee may be eligible based on their particular circumstances.

This How To reviews the steps and issues to consider to support an employee who experiences a pregnancy loss.