One in three female doctors have miscarried: Aus survey

The 'shocking' findings underscore the need to improve the rights of pregnant medics so they don't need to delay motherhood, says surgical registrar Dr Jasmina Kevric

More than a third of Australian female doctors have miscarried, according to a “shocking” new survey that has prompted calls for more family-friendly medical training programs.

Dr Jasmina Kevric.

Overall, the survey of 1100 female doctors revealed 36% had experienced a miscarriage, 50% had had pregnancy complications and 27% had undergone IVF. 

Respondents included around 250 GPs, 140