For professionals

The following organisations offer training for healthcare workers, therapists, counsellors, doulas, charity workers and others offering support and care during and after pregnancy loss


Training programmes

The Miscarriage Association offer online and offline training for health professionals.

SANDS provide e-learning modules for midwives and GPs plus in-house training for healthcare workers.

Group B Strep Support run half day workshops.

ARC (Antenatal Results and Choices) offer training, resources, a forum and helpline for healthcare professionals (discounted with membership).



Many of the charities and support organisations listed here have extensive resources that, while mostly designed for the public/those coping pregnancy loss, may be informative on physical and psychological aspects of loss. They may also have individuals that can come and speak at your events, training days etc about their experiences (you should expect to pay them for their time and insights).

In addition the following organisations may assist your learning and practice.

A group of organisations working to improve pregnancy care have formed The Bereavement Care Network – this free group provides updates on clinical and regulatory information, a forum to talk about your work and learning needs, resources and details of training and public events on pregnancy loss.

Tommy’s have free resources for practitioners, a referral system and details of their funded research programmes.

The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust have free materials for healthcare workers.

MMBRACE (Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk Through Audits and Confidential Enquiries Across the UK) provide information, review tools and invites reporting incidents.

Perinatal Mortality Review Tool  for supporting perinatal mortality reviews and data collection.