Miscarriage is the most common kind of pregnancy loss. Suffering a miscarriage can cause a wide range of feelngs and emotions even mental health problems, but help and support is readily available.

Miscarriage is the sudden loss of a pregnancy before the 23 weeks’ gestation. Most miscarriages happen in the first trimester of pregnancy. Chromosomal problems cause most miscarriages.

Find out more at nhs.uk.

A miscarriage is a very emotional moment for expectant parents and it’s natural to grieve the loss.

It is important to remember that a miscarriage can’t be prevented, and it’s not caused by anything that you did wrong.

Support

Seek support from family, friends, online support groups or a licensed counsellor.

There are many organisations that can offer advice and support including:

To find a support group in your local are follow the following links:

Trying Again

Having a miscarrige oesn’t mean is that you can’t have children or that you’ll have another miscarriage.

If you decide to become pregnant again, talk to your healthcare provider first to discuss the timing of your next pregnancy and ask any questions you may have.

Further information is available at this link.

Request a baby loss certificate

For many women and families to have an official acknowledgment of their pregnancy can give them some comfort.

You can request a baby loss certificate from GOV.UK.

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