The impact of our research

Tommy’s is the leading charity carrying out research into pregnancy loss and premature birth in the UK


In the UK, it is estimated that around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss during pregnancy or birth every year and 53,000 babies are born prematurely. Our mission is to stop the heartbreak and devastation of baby loss and make pregnancy and birth safe – for everyone.

From the last 5 years, we've achieved some incredible milestones from our research

Achievements from the last 5 years

Through our network of expert researchers, doctors and midwives working across our research centres, we're learning more about the causes of pregnancy loss and complications and making breakthroughs all the time to save babies' lives.

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Without Tommy’s trial, their help, their strength and support, I wouldn’t be a mother. They are absolutely the reason that Alana is here and it’s hard to put into words the gratitude I feel, it’s overwhelming.

— Mirian, helped by our Coventry clinic

Here’s how you can help

When you donate today, not only will you be funding vital research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth, but you’ll also be part of the change that stops this heartbreak happening to other families. Each donation takes us one step closer. We’re able to make these breakthroughs, drive change and save babies’ lives.

£20 a month over a year

Could provide specialist care for 5 families at risk of pregnancy complications.
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