Ms Thody said: ‘Psycho-neuro-immunology uses the interaction between mind and body to reduce stress and hormone levels, which can affect future pregnancies. It’s down to connecting the way the women think to try to get a more positive outcome.
‘Doctors have a history of not being too sympathetic when women miscarry in the early stages and it leaves women feeling let down.’
However, Guay Ong, regional officer for the RCM, said she was not aware of any current research on the method, adding: ‘For any service women buy into, they should get written information so that they can do their own research before taking part. If it works, good for them – but it may not be for everyone.’