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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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Job vacancy at the Miscarriage Association

14th November 2018

Could you be part of our team, leading on the delivery of our communication plans and activities? 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’s right for them. We are seeking a talented and experienced Communications Manager with the […]

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

23rd October 2018

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW). Sharing stories, raising funds and getting involved on social media all helped to spread the word and raise awareness, making it a really powerful week. Here’s a summary of some of the week’s activities. New animation We were very proud to […]

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Help us turn the UK pink & blue this October

6th August 2018

Raising awareness for Baby Loss Awareness Week, one building at a time The Miscarriage Association is excited to be working alongside more than 60 organisations for this year’s Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October), a very special annual event to mark the brief lives of babies lost in pregnancy or at or shortly after birth. […]

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New survey – pregnancy loss and mental health

2nd August 2018

The Miscarriage Association is there for anyone who has been affected by miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy. At the moment we are thinking about pregnancy loss and mental health. You don’t need a particular diagnosis to experience poor mental health. We know lots of you have experienced ongoing difficult feelings and experiences relating to your […]

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Seeking views on registration of pregnancy loss

21st February 2018

When a baby dies before 24 weeks of pregnancy, there is currently no requirement – or opportunity – to recognise his or her brief life with an official birth or death certificate. While some parents may be relieved that they don’t have to face registering their loss, others find this threshold very difficult to deal […]

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Wave of Light

15th November 2017

Today we’re remembering last month’s Wave of Light, with a video of some of the hundreds of candles that lit up our social media pages. Thank you to everyone who allowed us to include their very special photos and to Itty Bitty Beats​ for giving us permission to use their beautiful song, ‘The Last Lullaby’. […]

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New research testing for risk of miscarriage

1st November 2017

The Telegraph reports today: ‘Women could be told from the beginning of pregnancy if they are at high risk of miscarriage or premature birth thanks to a highly accurate new tests. Leading scientists have described as “very exciting” a breakthrough technique which can detect serious complications months in advance, giving doctors the chance to intervene […]

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