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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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Preparing for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

18th September 2019

With three weeks to go to Baby Loss Awareness Week (9 – 15 October), the Miscarriage Association and our supporters are working alongside around 60 other charities and groups to raise of key issues that affect people who have lost a baby, highlighting the need for tangible improvements in bereavement care, research and prevention. This […]

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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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We launch our new e-learning resource for medical professionals

12th August 2019

The Miscarriage Association has developed a new e-learning resource to support medical professionals in providing the best care they can to women experiencing pregnancy loss. The resource is based on the real experiences of health professionals and those who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy, and includes films and interactive activities. The resource takes […]

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