Women who miscarry are frequently "lumped onto a general surgical ward" because cuts in Gynaecology mean specialist wards are closing, a leading doctor told Good Morning Britain.
Obstetrician and gynaecologist Professor Ellis Downes said accessing services were exacerbating an already traumatic experience for women, who were rarely given the emotional support they needed by staff.
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The letter was signed by the CBI, British Chambers of Commerce, the EEF, the Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Businesses.
A spokesperson said Rory Stewart's remarks were in line with the British government’s stated position.