Research Outputs and Media Coverage

Research Outputs

As work on the project progresses, you will be able to access our research outputs from this page. These will include journal articles and conference presentations.

Outcomes thus far:

  • Report to the Human Tissue Authority on disposal of pregnancy remains (less than 24 weeks’ gestational stage). Executive summary and full download
  • Policy briefing document: Pregnancy loss: consistent bereavement care pathways needed. Download
  • Article for The Birmingham Brief, summarising findings from our linguistic analysis. Read online

Our planned outcomes include:

  • Reports informing revisions to HTA Guidelines
  • Reports to our key partners to inform training of support workers (see the ‘Useful Resources and Project Partners’ page for more information on our partners).
  • 7 or more peer-reviewed academic journal articles
  • A special issue of a peer-reviewed academic journal
  • A project conference to be held at the University of Birmingham in February 2018


Death before Birth in the Media

October 2017

BBC (2017) ‘Care after miscarriage “not consistent enough”, 10 October. Available at:

Fowler, C. (2017) ‘Miscarriage is a devastating bereavement – women like me deserve closure’, The Telegraph, 11 October. Available at:

Health Business (2017) ‘Post-miscarriage care lacks consistency’, 10 October. Available at:

Medical XPress (2017) ‘Care after miscarriage needs standardised approach, report reveals’, 10 October. Available at: 

MedPage Today (2017), ‘All options after miscarriage should be offered (BBC News)’, 10 October. Available at:

Moss, R. (2017) ‘Women are receiving inconsistent advice and support after miscarriage’, Huffington Post UK, 10 October. Available at: