Miscarriage & Loss


Angel babies

Losing a baby is the hardest thing a parent can face. The following ideas provided by Whispered Support have been sent from parents all around the world.

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Ectopic pregnancy: the facts

Ectopic pregnancy is a complication of pregnancy in which the fertilised egg is implanted in tissue other than the uterine wall.

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Migranes in pregnancy

Advice on coping with a miscarriage

Essential Baby member and midwife Melissa talks to EB members about how they coped with their miscarriage and what advice they can share with others.

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Woman thinking

Women's experience of miscarriage

The experience of miscarriage is often misunderstood by women's friends, families and the medical community, causing feelings of isolation, frustration and fear.

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Obesity, age link to stillbirths

There could be an "epidemic of stillbirths" in Australia in the next few years if the nation's obesity rate continues to soar and more women aged over 35 have children, researchers have found.

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Helping a friend who has suffered a loss

Losing a baby is an experience no parent wants to go through, yet many have to face. A neonatal loss, miscarriage or stillbirth often leaves friends and family not knowing what to say or how to react, and this can make such a grief-filled time even harder. Here are some tips from those who have been through it.

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