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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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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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Simply Say: The word is spreading

9th August 2017

Just over a week ago, we launched our #SimplySay campaign, which aims to help people find the right words when someone they know experiences pregnancy loss. We have been delighted to see how the message has resonated with so many, with our campaign animation being viewed over 55,000 times on Facebook alone. Hundreds of people […]

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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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