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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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Fertility Fest 2019

18th April 2019

Fertility Fest is an arts festival dedicated to ‘fertility and infertility, the science of making babies and modern families’, running from 23 April – 12 May at the Barbican in London. We particularly want to highlight the session on miscarriage, taking place on Monday 29 April from 7-9pm, and produced in association with our charity. […]

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The TABLET trial: results

5th April 2019

The results of the TABLET trial have just been published in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Sadly, they show that the use of Levothyroxine did not reduce the risk of miscarriage in women who have thyroid antibodies but who are ‘euthyroid’ – that is, their thyroid hormones are in the […]

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