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Northern Ireland a step closer to Baby Loss Certification scheme

16th April 2024

We’re really encouraged that a scheme to formally recognise baby and pregnancy loss before 24 weeks in Northern Ireland has taken another step forward. Yesterday (Monday 15th April), the NI Assembly unanimously passed a motion to progress the Baby Loss Certificate scheme. In a video afterwards, First Minister Michelle O’Neill stated that executives were now […]

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New online sessions for healthcare professionals working in early pregnancy

15th April 2024

Our new monthly ‘Professional Pause’ sessions provide a safe space for all healthcare professionals working in early pregnancy. It’s an opportunity to discuss and reflect on challenging aspects of  work – an open forum to discuss difficult situations or cases, enable people to share experiences, and offer each other support. The sessions will be facilitated […]

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Meet Our New CEO

4th April 2024

The Miscarriage Association is pleased to welcome Vicki Robinson as our new Chief Executive Officer. Vicki has taken up this new role following four successful years working as our Deputy Director. She will be responsible for leading the M.A. as it starts a new chapter in its 40-year history. Prior to joining the M.A. in […]

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NHS Scotland signs our Pregnancy Loss Pledge

20th February 2024

We’re pleased to announce that NHS Scotland has formally signed our Pregnancy Loss Pledge on behalf of all its 22 NHS organisations, which have a collective 183,000 colleagues. By taking the pledge, NHS Scotland is committing to encouraging and allowing employees to take the time off they need to start their recovery after loss – […]

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Research into late pregnancy loss

5th February 2024

We are supporting the MiNESS 20-28 study, which is looking at factors which might be linked to pregnancy losses between 20 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. In the UK, 1,600 babies a year die during this period, and it’s important to know if there are practical steps that could reduce this number. This excellent video […]

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