Counselling can be very helpful at this very stressful time. There are specialised doctors and trained counsellors who provide support and advice when a patient has miscarried. They can be contacted to arrange an appointment on the direct line to The Centre (see front page of information
It is common for a healthy woman to have up to two early miscarriages. When a patient has miscarried three times, this is termed ‘recurrent miscarriage’. There is a special clinic for these patients, where appropriate investigations can be organised.
If you would like to talk to someone who has been through the experience of miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, you can also contact The Misscarriage Association. This is a national charity, which provides support and information for all on the subject of pregnancy loss.
They coordinate a network of over 200 volunteer telephone contacts and 80 support
groups throughout the UK. You can contact them on:
C/O Clayton Hospital
Wakefield WF1 3JS
Tel: 01924 200799 (answer phone out of office hours)