Letters Refugee policy

“Dispersal” of asylum seeking women in UK during pregnancy

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3896 (Published 23 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3896
  1. Rayah Feldman, project officer1,
  2. Anna Musgrave, women’s advocacy manager2
  1. 1Maternity Action, London EC1Y 8RT, UK
  2. 2Refugee Council, London, UK
  1. rayahfeldman{at}maternityaction.org.uk

The miscarriages of asylum seeking women forced to travel across Germany to refugee centres highlights the danger faced by pregnant women when refugee policy does not take pregnancy risks into account.1

This problem is not unique to Germany. The UK charities Maternity Action and the Refugee Council published a report in …

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