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Our comments on new NICE guidelines on the treatment of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust supports the drive for greater awareness of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, published in today’s NICE Guidelines. The EPT is pleased that the guidelines begin the process of putting the issues of women and their partners who are suffering an ectopic pregnancy or early miscarriage at the forefront of gynaecological health care.

Your body after an ectopic pregnancy

Your body goes through a process of recovery following an ectopic pregnancy and it is important that you be gentle with yourself and give yourself time to heal. It is not unusual to have many questions.

What is an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy is a common, life-threatening condition affecting 1 in 80 pregnancies. It occurs when a woman’s ovum (egg) that has been fertilised, implants somewhere instead of moving successfully down her fallopian tube into the womb to develop there.

Urgent attention: All staff who undertake sonography and early pregnancy scans

Addendum to GTG No 25 (Oct 2006): The Management of Early Pregnancy Loss   Recent research suggests that given inter-observer variability in ultrasound measurements and the greater variation in early embryonic growth than has hitherto been assumed, a more conservative approach to the diagnosis of early pregnancy loss is warranted.   The studies from Imperial […]