Grief is a normal response to a trauma, unexpected event or loss. Most people identify with grief due to losing a loved one or someone close to them. But did you know that grief can be experienced by the loss of expectation of what you thought something was going to be like? You expected your pregnancy to be a certain way but instead it was completely the opposite. The big round belly, the maternity pictures, packing a hospital bag, or even taking a parenting class.