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Job opportunity at the Miscarriage Association

4th May 2022

Communications Officer, Wakefield We are seeking a talented and experienced communications and marketing professional with the vision and skills to help deliver our communications strategy. This is a new position, working closely with our Communications Manager. The successful candidate will be innovative and creative, with strong writing skills and experience in the strategic use of […]

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Barriers to accessing care – new survey

10th January 2022

Many of you will have heard or read about health inequalities in maternity services and how that affects pregnancy outcomes, including rates of miscarriage and stillbirth. As part of a new Maternity Consortium, fellow charities Sands and Tommy’s have launched a survey to understand the experiences of pregnant women and those who have given birth […]

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Here for you this festive season

9th December 2021

We know that facing the festive season can sometimes be a struggle for those who have been through pregnancy loss. At a time when children are often at the forefront of everyone’s minds, many of you will be thinking about your lost babies and what might have been. You might already be thinking about ways […]

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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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