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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy may trigger PTSD and depression

By Jessica Hamzelou martin-dm/Getty One in six women who experience an early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder nine months later. As people can experience the symptoms of PTSD for months, it is important that women are able to access psychological support should they need it, say the researchers behind the work. It… Read More »

Enduring the silent pain of miscarriage

The 35-year-old has revealed that she has endured the pain of multiple miscarriages while trying for a baby with her husband Wes Quirke. She underwent various treatments and surgery in an attempt to conceive but has just announced that after a “long and tough journey”, she and Quirke are now expecting a baby girl who… Read More »

Hormone can help women after miscarriage

A UK study found women with a history of miscarriage who have early bleeding in their next pregnancy could benefit from the hormone progesterone. Researchers from the University of Birmingham said an estimated 4700 babies’ lives per year in the UK could be saved. The research involved 4153 pregnant women who presented with early pregnancy… Read More »

Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, is… Read More »