Posts Tagged ‘miscarriage’

Bereavement leave after miscarriage and still-birth but not for abortion

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
bereavement leave

A bill that enables a change that allows existing bereavement leave to be automatically made available for those families that have been through a miscarriage or a stillbirth had its second reading in parliament on Wednesday 29 July. The bill will make it clear that the unplanned end of any pregnancy by miscarriage or stillbirth Read more

When and where trauma and theology meet

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
George Pell

“I hated my body. It fundamentally let me down. The trauma of miscarriage, reproductive loss and infertility changed who I was, changed my whole life, and I blamed my body. My body had failed to do the one thing I felt, as a woman, it ought to be able to do.” With these words, Karen Read more

Life and marriage after miscarriage

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

My husband and I were married on a cold, overcast afternoon the day before New Year’s Eve. Neither of us had imagined having a winter wedding, but we needed to marry by January in order to be posted together for our next assignment. We both work as diplomats, our lives divided into chunks of time Read more

Aborted babies burned to heat hospitals in UK

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste in the United Kingdom, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in “waste-to-energy” plants which generate power for heat. The Read more