Should I bury the remains of my miscarriage?

I just found out that at 10 weeks of pregnancy my baby doesn’t have a heartbeat. I am now waiting for what is left of the tiny child and placenta, etc. to pass out of me. I’m unsure of what I am supposed to do with the remains of this tiny child. I don’t even know if I will be able to recognize the child’s remains from the other intrauterine tissues and blood that will also pass. Nevertheless, I want to show respect for this tiny life that was so short. Your advice is most appreciated.

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