39 Songs About Miscarriages (Pop, Rap, Rock, Country & More)
Going through a miscarriage is a painful and traumatic experience. Unless we’ve experienced it ourselves, we can’t imagine the pain of losing a child. This has led many musicians to express their heartbreak.
- I. Latest songs about miscarriage (2020, 2021)
- II. 90s song about miscarriage
- III. Pop songs about miscarriage
- IV. Rap/hip hop songs about miscarriage
- V. R&B songs about miscarriage
- VI. Rock songs about miscarriage
- VII. Country songs about miscarriage
- VIII. Metal songs about miscarriage
- IX. Christian songs about miscarriage
- X. Songs mentioning miscarriage in the lyrics
I. Latest songs about miscarriage (2020, 2021)
Recently, more and more musicians have used their platform and music to talk about miscarriage, abuse, violence, etc.
1) 5 am
The Welsh singer describes her heartbreaking experience with domestic abuse, sexual assault, and even miscarriages in this song.
Jax Jones wrote this song to discuss the tragic miscarriage that he and his wife suffered after getting married in 2017. The lyrics are very personal as they both discuss their experience.
II. 90s song about miscarriage
In the 90s, writing songs about issues such as miscarriage could be seen as unusual because not many spoke about this issue.
Tori Amos wrote this song after she suffered her own miscarriage. Amos uses blunt lyrics to describe the horrible pain of losing her baby.
2) Playboy Mommy
Singer-songwriter Lou Rhodes wrote this song after having a miscarriage. This song has very personal lyrics about this experience.
4) Christopher Augustine
III. Pop songs about miscarriage
In some pop songs about miscarriages, musicians will sometimes talk about their own experiences or the experiences of their friends or family members.
In this song, “Happy,” Pink is at her most vulnerable. Part of her deeply emotional lyrics talks about suffering a miscarriage 17.
2) Small Bump
In 2011, Ed Sheeran wrote this song about a friend who tragically suffered a miscarriage, and he wrote it from their perspective.
3) Nothing is Wasted
“Nothing is Wasted” is a pop song written from a Christian point of view.
4) I Would Die For That
“I Would Die for That” was written in honor of women who are struggling with fertility issues.
IV. Rap/hip hop songs about miscarriage
There aren’t many Rap/hip songs about miscarriage. The songs that do exist often have the narrator reflect on what would have been and the pain they’ve suffered.
JAY-Z released this song “Glory” in celebration of the birth of Blue Ivy, but he speaks about a previous miscarriage that they had
2) You Wouldn’t Cry
“You Wouldn’t Cry” is a blend of gospel and hip-hop music. This song is written from the perspective of the deceased speaking to the survivor.
3) Happy Birthday
In 2017, JAY-Z wrote this blunt song about his and Beyonce’s experience of suffering through more than one miscarriage when they were trying for a baby.
V. R&B songs about miscarriage
Just like pop songs and rap songs, R&B songs will often become reflective and/or talk about the experiences of a loved one.
There is speculation from fans that this song is about one of Beyonce’s miscarriages. This song talks about grief and losing a loved one without explicitly mentioning children.
2) I Still Know You
Jacob Lee is a former contestant on Australia’s “The Voice.” He wrote this song about a couple who lost their baby before meeting them
3) Giving You Back
Robyn’s song, “Giving You Back,” tells the story of a mom who has lost her child. She describes this experience as giving her child back to the creator. Many mothers who lost their babies might find this idea comforting.
4) Take My Place
In this song, “Take My Place,” Lily Allen sings about her tragic experience of losing her baby boy when she was six months pregnant because of a viral infection.
VI. Rock songs about miscarriage
In this genre, songs will sometimes talk about a miscarriage ending a teenage pregnancy. In other cases, the songs might be from the father’s perspective.
With this song, Yellowcard’s lead singer, Ryan key, remembers that his girlfriend was unexpectedly pregnant when he was younger but had a miscarriage. He carries on to imagine what his child would have been like a decade later.
2) Gone Too Soon
“Gone Too Soon” is written from the perspective of a father mourning his unborn child. He wonders what kind of person would they have been and what they would have achieved
3) Little Invitro
When we’re hurting, we’re often told, “time will heal all wounds.” With this song, the narrator asks how time can heal all wounds when dealing with the loss of a child.
4) Beam Me Up
In this song, the speaker expresses her longing to be with a lost loved one for only a minute. She adds that she’s tired of the need to be a fighter.
VII. Country songs about miscarriage
In Country songs about miscarriages, they will write about their pain and often reflect on what their child would have been like.
1) Bottle by the bed
Sunny Sweeney wrote this song after she miscarried her first baby. This song describes her longing to be a mother while dealing with the pain of going through a miscarriage.
2) See You Again
3) Winter Bear
4) Who You’d Be Today
It’s not clear how old the child was when he died in this song by Kenny Chesney, but this song would undoubtedly resonate with someone who experienced a miscarriage.
VIII. Metal songs about miscarriage
Metal music might not be for everyone, but this doesn’t mean that these songs can help parents find comfort in dealing with this tremendous loss.
1) My Child
Disturbed’s lead singer, David Draiman, wrote this song about his previous girlfriend, who had fallen pregnant but miscarried after the first trimester. He explained that he was ready to become a father when he lost the baby.
2) No Hope For Miscarriage
4) Gone Away
This song talks about the profound loss of losing a loved one. Parents who’ve suffered a miscarriage might find some comfort in this song.
IX. Christian songs about miscarriage
In Christian songs about miscarriages, the musicians will often reference heaven and their children being called back to God.
1) Glory Baby
In this song, the duo talks about Heaving holding their child before they get a chance to and how their unborn child will be kept safe until they meet one day in Heaven.
2) I Will Carry You
In this song, the mother who lost her unborn daughter thinks about the life her daughter would have led. She also talks about barely coping with the loss.
3) Your Hands
“Your hands” is a folk Christian song where the narrator talks about feeling God’s hands and comfort when they’re dealing with the pain of miscarriage.
4) Hold Me Now
X. Songs mentioning miscarriage in the lyrics
Songs with the word “miscarriage” in the title or the lyrics will sometimes talk about abortion. In other cases, the term could take a symbolic meaning.