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The power of sharing

2nd December 2020

When Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex published an article in the New York Times last week, sharing her experience of miscarriage, it sparked a huge wave of media coverage. As we responded to calls and emails seeking comment, case studies and background information, it wasn’t difficult to note the common themes: Should high profile people […]

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Introducing a new ambassador for the M.A.

7th July 2020

We are delighted to welcome our new ambassador, former Strictly professional, Natalie Lowe! Natalie begins her new role in our team with a very special announcement about our new and exciting fundraising challenge, Miles That Matter. Our goal is to raise £25,000 to fund our helpline for 100 days. We also hope to raise awareness of […]

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Virtual Hugs: a new resource

26th May 2020

Today the Miscarriage Association is launching a new resource to help people reach out to support someone they know who’s been affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy. We’ve created a series of warm and thoughtful ‘Virtual Hugs‘, which can be downloaded and sent to someone in a message on a phone. At a […]

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New research finds that miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy may trigger long-term post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression

15th January 2020

Results from the largest ever study into the psychological impact of early-stage pregnancy loss have been published today, in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology*. Summary The research involved over 650 women – 537 had experienced a miscarriage before 12 weeks of pregnancy and 116 had experienced an ectopic pregnancy. The study revealed that […]

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Here for you this festive season

13th December 2018

We know that facing the festive season can sometimes be a struggle for those who have been through pregnancy loss. At a time when children are often at the forefront of everyone’s minds, many of you will be thinking about your lost babies and what might have been. One special way to remember your babies […]

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