17 June 2014UK: Mumsnet finds women unhappy with miscarriage care
A survey of 1,065 women by the Mumsnet website has found that 46 per cent of women who had miscarried waited 24 hours for a scan, while one in five were kept waiting longer than three days.
4 June 2014Denmark: Improving reproductive long-term prognosis for women with a first ectopic pregnancy
This study set out to describe developments in reproductive long-term prognosis in women with a first ectopic pregnancy as compared with two control cohorts. From Acta Obstetricia Gynecologica Scandinavica.
16 December 2013Australia: The medical management of missed miscarriage
The authors concluded that the medical management of missed miscarriage on an outpatient basis is safe and effective. From Medical Journal of Australia.
9 September 2013Australia: The medical management of missed miscarriage
This study set out to report the prospective outcomes of medical management of missed miscarriage before 13 weeks' gestation from an Australian cohort. From Medical Journal of Australia.
2 July 2013China: Stress and anxiety-depression levels following first-trimester miscarriage
The study set out to compare the psychological impact following early miscarriage between women who conceived naturally and women who conceived following assisted reproduction.
30 May 2013UK: Medical treatments for incomplete miscarriage
The authors concluded that the available evidence suggests that medical treatment, with misoprostol, and expectant care are both acceptable alternatives to routine surgical evacuation given the availability of health service resources to support all three approaches. From Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
15 May 2013Malaysia: Anti-D administration after spontaneous miscarriage
The authors concluded that there are insufficient data available to evaluate the practice of anti-D administration in an unsensitised Rh-negative mother after spontaneous miscarriage. From Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
18 March 2013bpas blog: ‘We don’t choose to miscarry. We should at least get a choice about how it is handled.’
Katherine O'Brien discusses the difficulties many women face when trying to access medical management of miscarriage.
13 March 2013UK: Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) for preventing miscarriage
The authors concluded that the evidence supporting hCG supplementation to prevent RM remains equivocal. From Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
28 February 2013UK: ‘Miscarriage or abortion?’ The medical language of pregnancy loss
From Medical Humanities.