Kate Middleton makes personal visit to pregnancy charity - 'Heartbreaking times for women'

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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge's latest royal visit raised awareness around a heartbreaking issue. The Duchess attended a research center run by pregnancy charity Tommy's on Wednesday to see the work being done to tackle issues including pregnancy loss, stillbirth and premature birth.

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The royal was praised for raising awareness by visiting Tommy's National Center for Miscarriage Research during Baby Loss Awareness week.

Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English tweeted: "The Duchess of Cambridge has today visited a center in West London to hear about the work that national charity Tommy's are doing to reduce rates of miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth as part of #BabyLossAwarenessWeek"

One fan responded to the visit on Twitter: “So important to highlight these heartbreaking times for so many couples and women. "

Another wrote: “Such an important visit for an important cause! Can't wait to see her and hear more about her visit. "

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Kate Middleton (Image: PA)

A third fan gushed: “Oh good a heartbreaking time, we ought to have more awareness on the impact of women.

“I also didn't know til recently misscarriage is a long process and can last days. "

Baby Loss Awareness week seeks to end the stigma around pregnancy loss that affects 1 in 4 women in the UK.

The week aims to provide connection, recognition and commemoration for bereaved parents and to increase a national understanding of the impact of pregnancy and baby loss.

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Kate Middleton: The Duchess made an important visit during Baby Loss Awareness Week (Image: GETTY)

During her visit, the Duchess heard about the groundbreaking work Tommy's is doing to help find solutions to prevent pregnancy loss and to support women and their partners at every stage of their pregnancy.

As well as speaking to families who had been affected by pregnancy loss, Kate also heard from staff at Tommy's about the work the charity does to support bereaved parents.

Kate also puts children who had been born thanks to the specialist care at Tommy's national research centers.

This article appeared first (in English) on https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1347755/kate-middleton-news-heartbreak-pregnancy-loss-tommys-latest

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