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Job opportunity at the Miscarriage Association

23rd September 2019

Deputy Director, Wakefield We have an exciting opportunity for a strategic thinker to help drive improvements in care and support for people affected by pregnancy loss. The Miscarriage Association has a strong record of working to ensure that everyone affected by pregnancy loss receives the care, support and information that’s right for them.  We are […]

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talks about miscarriage

13th August 2019

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon shared her thoughts on miscarriage yesterday on ITV’s ‘Loose Women‘*, saying that she would support the introduction of bereavement leave after miscarriage.  The First Minister, who has talked previously about her experience of miscarriage, talked also about the need to remove the stigma associated with miscarriage, about childlessness and about […]

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The TABLET trial: results

5th April 2019

The results of the TABLET trial have just been published in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Sadly, they show that the use of Levothyroxine did not reduce the risk of miscarriage in women who have thyroid antibodies but who are ‘euthyroid’ – that is, their thyroid hormones are in the […]

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Sharing stories of pregnancy loss

29th January 2019

Everyone’s experience of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy is unique to them.  But sometimes reading someone else’s story can strike a chord and help you feel less alone.  Here are just five of the stories shared on our website.   Amy started to miscarry the night before her 12 week scan. She writes about […]

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Our online forum

12th July 2018

We have just refreshed our online forum, which is a safe, secure and friendly space where you can share thoughts, feelings and experiences with others who are affected by pregnancy loss. To find out more and to register, click here. If you’re already registered, you should be able to access the forum with your usual […]

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