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Registration of pregnancy loss before 24 weeks’ gestation: an update

13th April 2018

Back in February, we sought your views on the possibility of registering pregnancy losses that happen before 24 weeks’ gestation.  Here is a bit of a reminder and an update. The background In July lst year, Tim Loughton MP presented a Private Member’s Bill – the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill 2017-19 […]

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A new European guideline on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

26th January 2018

We are very pleased to highlight the recent publication of the guideline Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, produced by ESHRE, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. This guideline (1) provides important, up-to-date information about investigations into and treatment for recurrent miscarriage (2).  It reviews all the research evidence and makes recommendations for clinical practice.  It […]

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An unexpected gift

30th November 2017

We are delighted to say that the Miscarriage Association has received an unexpected donation of £50,000 from the QBE Foundation, the charitable arm of the QBE Insurance Group. This is such a special gift, enabling us to move forward with a number of projects on our wish-list: Increasing awareness and uptake of our information and […]

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Babyloss Awareness Week, Day 5

13th October 2017

Thank you to everyone who’s been helping to spread the word and raise awareness this Babyloss Awareness Week.  In a year which has seen more events and activites than ever before, we thought you might like to catch up on some of the activity so far. On Monday: The launch of Alice Parker’s touching new […]

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Babyloss Awareness Week

9th October 2017

Today marks the start of Babyloss Awareness Week, a special annual event to remember the brief lives of babies lost during pregnancy, during or shortly after birth, or in infancy. Over the next seven days, we and our supporters will be working alongside representatives from 40 pregnancy and baby loss charities and groups across the […]

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Top ten priorities for miscarriage research

25th August 2017

This week’s BMJ Open publishes the top ten priorities for miscarriage research, as identified by the Miscarriage Priority-Setting Partnership, a project of the James Lind Alliance. Miscarriage Association Trustee Barbara Hepworth-Jones* represented the M.A. on the Priority-Setting Partnership steering group, and explains: There are many unanswered questions about miscarriage – so a key question is […]

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Thoughts on ‘Simply Say’

4th August 2017

It has been truly moving to see how our Simply Say campaign has been resonating with people since its launch just a few days ago. Our web page, animation and infographic have started that process, but it has been the sharing of comments, personal stories and photographs that has been driving the campaign forward and […]

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Stars of Remembrance

17th May 2017

After a miscarriage, or ectopic or molar pregnancy, you might want to find some way of remembering your baby and marking the loss of his or her brief life. Our new Stars of Remembrance page offers that opportunity.  An online memorial to babies lost in pregnancy, it provides a special place to mark the brief lives of […]

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