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Updated guidance on progesterone in pregnancy

24th November 2021

NICE has today published updated important guidance on the diagnosis and initial management of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage[1]. Based on a systematic review of research studies[2], including the PRISM trial, it includes new recommendations on the use of progesterone for women[3] who have vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy and have had one or more previous […]

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 9-15 October

9th October 2021

Today marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week, a special annual event to mark the lives of babies lost in pregnancy or during or soon after birth and to raise public awareness of pregnancy and baby loss. Wellbeing The Miscarriage Association is joining with over 100 other charities or groups from around the UK […]

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Employers urged to take our Pregnancy Loss Pledge

6th September 2021

Our new campaign urges workplaces to commit to supporting employees through the distress of miscarriage. We are encouraging businesses and organisations to take the Pregnancy Loss Pledge to ensure that staff experiencing pregnancy loss get the support and time off they need. By taking the pledge, organisations agree to meet the M.A.’s standard, which asks […]

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Men and miscarriage – and others too

24th June 2021

Last Sunday was Father’s Day – a time that’s full of fun for many but can be especially difficult for those who are grieving lost fatherhood after miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy.  And while the sensitivities of Mother’s Day are increasingly recognised, it is rare for much mention to be made at all of men’s […]

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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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Pregnancy loss and the workplace

26th May 2021

It’s been nearly two months since the government of New Zealand announced the provision of three days’ paid parental bereavement leave after miscarriage and stillbirth. This provision is significant.  It recognises that for many women and partners, the experience of miscarriage or stillbirth is a bereavement.  Whether that loss happens at six weeks or 36 […]

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