Wellbeing of Women is the UK’s leading women’s reproductive and gynaecological health charity dedicated to saving and changing lives through research for over 55 years. Our pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment across the breadth of female reproductive and gynaecological health, including pregnancy & childbirth, gynaecological cancers, and overlooked areas like endometriosis and the menopause has helped save thousands of lives and ensure a better start for many babies.

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Dr James Harris – Improving maternity service for women

Research shows that women themselves are an invaluable resource in identifying problems during their pregnancy. However, their concerns are often dismissed by staff. Women often face...

Historic win at Magnolia Cup in aid of Wellbeing of Women

In a historic moment, 18 year old Khadijah Mellah, the first jockey to wear a hijab, lifted the Magnolia Cup in the charity horse race in aid of Wellbeing...
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Research Updates Summer 2019

Research Updates Summer 2019: Entry Level Research Scholarships Identifying risk factors of amniotic fluid embolism and improving treatments Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a life-threatening...

Runner raises money for early menopause after best friend suffers POI...

Sydney’s life changed when she was diagnosed with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), also known as early menopause, at the age of 28. On Sunday,...
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Lady Harris and Wellbeing visit to Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Research Centre

Lady Harris visited the Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Research Centre in Liverpool to see how a £1 million Harris-Wellbeing research grant continues to help preterm babies...
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The EXPEDITE Study: Finding new test for ectopic pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancies are the leading cause of death and morbidity in mothers in early pregnancy. The symptoms associated with an ectopic pregnancy such as...

Dr Varsha Jain – Understanding abnormal womb bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a condition where women experience bleeding in between periods, or periods become heavier or longer. AUB affects women socially, mentally...

Mrs Jayne Wagstaff – improving training for midwives

Researchers at the University of Leeds hope to improve training around screening tests for midwifes  In England, all pregnant women have the option of a...