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Miscarriage Australia

Miscarriage Australia is a collaborative group of researchers and clinicians from Monash University, The University of Melbourne and Deakin University.

Led by Dr Jade Bilardi from Monash University and Professor Meredith Temple-Smith from the University of Melbourne, Miscarriage Australia undertakes research to improve support for those affected by miscarriage and caring for those affected (healthcare professionals).

Vision and mission

Miscarriage Australia are researchers and clinicians who aim to help all affected by miscarriage. They understand the need for evidence-based information, acknowledgement, advocacy and advice regarding miscarriage.

How Miscarriage Australia can help

  • Miscarriage Australia undertakes innovative research to improve the way healthcare services and psychosocial support are delivered to those affected by miscarriage
  • They aim to ensure those affected by miscarriage receive the evidence-based information, acknowledgement, and advice they need.
  • They promote and support healthcare professionals in providing optimal support care leading to better outcomes for those affected by miscarriage
  • They aim to deliver improved healthcare services and psychosocial support to over 100,000 Australian couples affected by miscarriage each year.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Miscarriage Australia.

Last reviewed: February 2023

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I've just miscarried. What happens now? - Miscarriage Australia

In the following weeks, it important to look after yourself not just physically, but emotionally, as you process what you have been through.

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Recurrent miscarriage - Miscarriage Australia

Recurrent miscarriage is defined as 3 or more miscarriages in a row. Around 1-2% of women experience recurrent miscarriage.

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Natural/Expectant management - Miscarriage Australia

Natural or expectant management is when you wait for your body to miscarry naturally without the use of medicines or physical treatment.

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Your body - Miscarriage Australia

It's important to give your body the time it needs to recover and heal after miscarriage. Here's what to expect in the days and weeks ahead.

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Supporting someone who's had a miscarriage - Miscarriage Australia

If a loved one has experienced a miscarriage, your empathy and acknowledgement of their pregnancy loss can be of enormous value.

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How do I explain miscarriage to children? - Miscarriage Australia

A miscarriage is a shared experience - and this may include children. We have some tips if you want to discuss your miscarriage with children.

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Fact sheets about miscarriage - Miscarriage Australia

Printable fact sheets for healthcare providers to give to patients so they can digest the information they need to know at a later time.

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Caring for yourself after miscarriage - Miscarriage Australia

There is no right or wrong way to feel about your loss – whatever you feel is valid and ok. Look after your physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Understanding miscarriage - Miscarriage Australia

Information about what and how common miscarriage is, the signs and symptoms, types, and the factors that may increase your risk.

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Why have I had a miscarriage? - Miscarriage Australia

Around 50-80% of miscarriages result from random chromosomal abnormalities. Learn more about risk factors and testing for miscarriage.

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