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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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Missing Mana

15th February 2021

We share with deep sadness the loss of Mana Hazlett, who died last week. A Miscarriage Association volunteer since 1989, Mana offered telephone support and ran the Glasgow support group until only very recently.  Those of us who knew her, and those who were supported by her, will always remember her as a vibrant, seemingly […]

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Here for you this festive season

21st December 2020

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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The power of sharing

2nd December 2020

When Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex published an article in the New York Times last week, sharing her experience of miscarriage, it sparked a huge wave of media coverage. As we responded to calls and emails seeking comment, case studies and background information, it wasn’t difficult to note the common themes: Should high profile people […]

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