Scientific Information

Articles not to be missed

M. Lund, Kamper-Jørgensen M, Nielsen HS, Lidegaard Ø, Andersen AM, Christiansee OB. Prognosis for live birth in women with recurrent miscarriage: what is the best measure of success? Obstet Gynecol 2012; 119: 37-43

Lockshin MD, Kim M, Laskin CA, Guerra M, Branch DW, Merrill J, Petri M, Porter F, Sammaritano L, Stephenson MD, Buyon J, Salmon JE. Lupus anticoagulant, but not anticardiolipin antibody, predicts adverse pregnancy outcome in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies. Artritis Rheum 2012; doi:10.1002/art 34402




Handbook of Early Pregnancy Care. Eds Tom Bourne and George Condous. 2006 Informa Healthcare. London 

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. Causes, Contoversies and Treatment. Ed Howard JA Carp. 2007 Informa Healthcare, London 

Early Pregnancy, Editors Farquharson RG and Stephenson MD. Cambridge University Press 2010, New York, USA

Periconceptional medicine. Editors Macklon NS, Greer IA and Steegers EAP. Informa Healthcare, London 2008




RCOG recommendations arising from the study group on Problems in early pregnancy - Advances in diagnosis and management 

RCOG guideline: Management of early pregnancy loss 

RCOG guideline: The management of recurrent miscarriage 

ACOG recommendations for management of recurrent miscarriage 

AEPU guidelines for early pregnancy clinics 2007



SIGEP publications


A.M. Kolte, L.A. Bernardi, O.B. Christiansen, S. Quenby, R.G. Farquharson, M. Goddijn, and M.D. Stephenson on behalf of the ESHRE Special Interest Group, Early Pregnancy, Terminology for pregnancy loss prior to viability: a consensus statement from the ESHRE early pregnancy special interest group, Human Reproduction, Vol.30, No.3 pp. 495–498, 2015

Farquharson RG, Jauniaux E and Exalto N. Updated and revised nomenclature for description of early pregnancy events. Human Reprod 2005; 20: 3008-3011 


Recurrent Miscarriage

A.M. Kolte, R.H. van Oppenraaij, S. Quenby, R.G. Farquharson, M. Stephenson, M. Goddijn, and O.B. Christiansen on behalf of the ESHRE Special Interest Group Early Pregnancy, Non-visualized pregnancy losses are prognostically important for unexplained recurrent miscarriage, Human Reproduction, Vol.0, No.0 pp. 1–7, 2014

Jauniaux E, Farquharson RG, Christiansen OB, Exalto, N. Evidence-based guidelines for the investigation and medical treatment of recurrent miscarriage. Human Reprod 2006; 21: 2216-2222 


Obstetric outcome

van Oppenraaij RH, Jauniaux E, Christiansen OB, Horcajadas JA, Farquharson RG, Exalto N; On Behalf of ESHRE Special Interest Group for Early Pregnancy (SIGEP). Predicting adverse obstetric outcome after early pregnancy events and complications: a review. Hum Reprod Update. 2009 Mar 7. 


Cochrane Library

Cochrane reviews on Recurrent Miscarriage

Cochrane reviews on Sporadic Miscarriage

Cochrane reviews on Ectopic Pregnancy