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Pregnancy loss cards

8th June 2021

It can be tough to find the words to express sympathy after a friend, family member or colleague has experienced a miscarriage. Often the most appropriate cards on offer are blank – which can still leave people lost for words. So we’re pleased to let you know that we’ve teamed up with the Card Factory […]

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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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