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Babyloss Awareness Week, Day 5

13th October 2017

Thank you to everyone who’s been helping to spread the word and raise awareness this Babyloss Awareness Week.  In a year which has seen more events and activites than ever before, we thought you might like to catch up on some of the activity so far. On Monday: The launch of Alice Parker’s touching new […]

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Babyloss Awareness Week

9th October 2017

Today marks the start of Babyloss Awareness Week, a special annual event to remember the brief lives of babies lost during pregnancy, during or shortly after birth, or in infancy. Over the next seven days, we and our supporters will be working alongside representatives from 40 pregnancy and baby loss charities and groups across the […]

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Top ten priorities for miscarriage research

25th August 2017

This week’s BMJ Open publishes the top ten priorities for miscarriage research, as identified by the Miscarriage Priority-Setting Partnership, a project of the James Lind Alliance. Miscarriage Association Trustee Barbara Hepworth-Jones* represented the M.A. on the Priority-Setting Partnership steering group, and explains: There are many unanswered questions about miscarriage – so a key question is […]

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Thoughts on ‘Simply Say’

4th August 2017

It has been truly moving to see how our Simply Say campaign has been resonating with people since its launch just a few days ago. Our web page, animation and infographic have started that process, but it has been the sharing of comments, personal stories and photographs that has been driving the campaign forward and […]

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Stars of Remembrance

17th May 2017

After a miscarriage, or ectopic or molar pregnancy, you might want to find some way of remembering your baby and marking the loss of his or her brief life. Our new Stars of Remembrance page offers that opportunity.  An online memorial to babies lost in pregnancy, it provides a special place to mark the brief lives of […]

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Job vacancy at the M.A.

13th April 2017

Could you be part of our helpline team, supporting people who have lost a baby in pregnancy? Update 9.6.17  This post has now been filled The Miscarriage Association (M.A.) works to ensure that everyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy receives the care, support and information that they need. We are seeking an […]

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Support on Mothers’ Day

25th March 2017

Mothers’ Day can be a tough time for those of you thinking about babies who died before they were born – especially if others don’t understand your feelings of loss at this time. One place where people really do understand is in our private Facebook group.  And while the discussion thread below isn’t about Mothers’ […]

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Reflections on pregnancy loss

2nd March 2017

The experience of pregnancy loss – miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy – is always unique.  Even though there are often shared elements, everyone’s story is different, like so many experiences in life. Today we are sharing four stories, with thanks to the parents who have allowed us to do so. The first is an essay […]

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