10/25/2016 04:41 EDT | Updated 10/25/2016 04:45 EDT

Alyson Schafer Advice: How To Help A Friend Through A Miscarriage

Parenting expert Alyson Schafer reveals the best way to show support.

Miscarriage is a heartbreaking, personal experience that is rarely talked about. As a result, it’s often difficult for us to know how to help someone experiencing this type of loss.

But supporting someone through a miscarriage is easier than we think. In the video above, parenting expert Alyson Schafer shares tips for helping a friend through pregnancy loss and what you should and shouldn’t say.

For more ways to support a friend through a miscarriage, flip through the slideshow below.

Photo gallery How To Help A Friend Through Miscarriage See Gallery