Sue Steen (Perinatal Nurse Navigator, USA)

Sue Steen (Perinatal Nurse Navigator, USA)

Sue’s nursing and teaching career spans over 30 years. Sue has done research in the area of perinatal bereavement and works as a Perinatal Nurse Navigator at Maple Grove Hospital, with families who have suffered the early or late loss of a baby. She is also an adjunct nursing professor at Bethel University and has practiced maternal child nursing in a variety of settings. Sue, along with her co-founder, Lynn Zdechlik, is currently developing a high-risk perinatal program (www.birthwithdignity.org) at a hospital in Mbale, Uganda. They are teaching nurses how to prevent maternal and newborn death and how to care for families who suffer a stillbirth. Sue has published a number of articles related to faith development in children, nursing education, and perinatal bereavement. She has also led many nursing workshops in the US and Spain! Sue has two grown daughters and lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Ted.