False miscarriage diagnosis

A mother from Monmouth was told by midwives at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff that she had suffered a 'silent miscarriage'. 24 hours later, Emily Wheatley had another scan at a different hospital which revealed she was still pregnant.

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UHW apology after woman's false miscarriage diagnosis

The University Hospital of Wales has been forced to admit it failed to follow guidelines in the way it diagnosed miscarriages.

Flaws came to light after a woman from Monmouth was wrongly told she had miscarried nine weeks into her pregnancy. Now they've set up a helpline to support other women who might be affected.

Alexandra Lodge reports.

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