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Mumsnet says women who miscarry are treated insensitively

Parenting group Mumsnet says many women who miscarry a baby are being treated insensitively by the NHS.

Research by the group suggests almost half of those who miscarried in hospital in the last ten years were treated alongside pregnant women or those with newborn babies.

Many women also told the website they felt let down by the level of support and information given to them by health workers.

Fiona McNeilly had five miscarriages between 2008 and 2009 and told Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire about her first one.

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Victoria Derbyshire broadcasts weekdays 1000 to 1200 on Radio 5 live.

  • 10 Oct 2011
  • From the section Health