Rethinking the Concept of Disenfranchised Grief in the Context of Perinatal Death: A Qualitative Study

S. Zeghiche (1,2), F. de Montigny (2), J. Lopez (1) (1) University of Ottawa, (2) Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada 1) Background: The concept of disenfranchised grief (Doka, 1989) has been largely called upon in the literature on perinatal grief. Despite this concept shedding light on the social norms that regulate perinatal grief, its static and binary nature nevertheless prevents us from fully grasping the complexity underlying the social

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My Baby’s Movements: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial to raise maternal awareness of fetal movements during pregnancy study protocol

K. Warrilow (1,2), M. Weller (1), G. Gardener (1,3), S. Henry (1), D. Ellwood (1,4), P. Middleton (1,5), A. Wojcieszek (1), C. East (1,6), F. Boyle (7), V. Flenady (1) (1) Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth, Mater Research Institute, (2) The University of Queensland, Australia, (3) Mater health, (4) School of Medicine, Griffith University, Australia, (5) SAHMRI Women and Kids, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia,

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In utero placental biometry and histological placental examination in systemic lupus erythematosus and subsequent pregnancy following a stillbirth

H. Kither (1), A.E.P. Heazell (1,2), G. Batra (2), C. Tower (1,2), I. Crocker (1) (1) University of Manchester, (2) Central Manchester Foundation Trust, United Kingdom 1) Background: Pregnancies affected by Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) or stillbirth have smaller placental size at delivery and increased prevalence of histologically abnormal features. We examined in-utero placental size and histology at delivery, including complement deposition in women with either: (i) SLE, (ii) prior

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Cultural influences on parents’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia: a qualitative study

E. Ayebare (1), T. Mills (2), C. Bedwell (3), G. Omoni (4), S. Wakasiaka (4), R. Laisser (5), C. Tembo Kasegele (6), T. Lavender (2) (1) Department of Nursing, College of Health, Makerere University, (2) Division of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, School of Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, (3) Division of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, School of Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, (4) School of Nursing

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Understanding differential patterns in perinatal mortality epidemiology to facilitate actions to reduce stillbirths and early neonatal deaths in India

R. Dandona (1), G.A. Kumar (1), M. Akbar (1), Y. Atmavilas (2), D. Bhattacharya (2), P. Nanda (2), L. Dandona (3) (1) Public Health Foundation of India, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, (2) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, (3) Public Health Foundation of India, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington 1) Background: The objectives of this study were to understand perinatal mortality (PM)

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ISA2019 Madrid Registration Open for In-Person and Online Attendance

ISA2019 Madrid Registration Open for In-Person and Online Attendance

ISA’s 11th annual global conference on perinatal mortality and bereavement support takes place in Madrid October 4th to 6th and we are happy to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AND ABSTRACTS ARE BEING ACCEPTED. Aside from in house attendance for the first time the conference can also be attended through Online dual language – Streaming, either live during during the conference or through recorded videos. The conference is bilingual,

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ISA2019 Madrid Inscripción Abierta para Asistencia Presencial u Online

ISA2019 Madrid Inscripción Abierta para Asistencia Presencial u Online

El 11º congreso del International Stillbirth Alliance sobre mortalidad perinatal y atención al duelo tendrá lugar del 4 al 6 de Octubre 2019 en Madrid, me complace poder anunciar que Ya puedes inscribirte en el congreso y enviarnos tu abstracto Además de poder asistir presencialmente, este año se podrá asistir mediante streaming y/o diferido en inglés o castellano.

ISA2019 Madrid Call for Abstracts Open!

ISA2019 Madrid Call for Abstracts Open!

ISA2019 Madrid Global Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN! Oral presentations, Poster presentations and E-poster presentations. Abstracts will be accepted for Presentation of original empirical research: Quantitative research Qualitative research Mixed methods research Systematic reviews Clinical trials Theoretical proposals based on literature reviews or original research Other contributions to knowledge: personal/professional experiences in relation to the development or implementation of projects, protocols or other

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ISA2019 Madrid – Abierta la Convocatoria de Abstracts/Pósters

ISA2019 Madrid – Abierta la Convocatoria de Abstracts/Pósters

La Convocatoria de Pósters está abierta hasta el día 31 de marzo 2019. Hay más de 30 plazas disponibles para comunicaciones orales y los/las asistentes online pueden presentar E-posteres. Se aceptará el envío de tres tipos de abstract/póster Investigación empírica Investigación cuantitativa Investigación cualitativa Investigación de métodos mixtos Revisiones sistemáticas Ensayos clínicos Propuestas teóricas en base a revisiones de la literatura o resultados de investigación Otras contribuciones al conocimiento: experiencias personales/profesionales

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A scientific programme packed with quality content at ISA2019

The preliminary scientific programme for ISAMadrid 2019 has over 30 hours of high quality content and more than 100 presentations from leading researchers, healthcare professionals and advocates. New for 2019, neonatal death is officially on the scientific programme. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Alexander Heazell, Dr. Jane Warland, Dr. Francesc Figueras, Sue Steen, Claire Storey, Dr. Marta Cohen, Dr. Robert Silver, Jillian Cassidy,  Dr. Vicki Flenady, Paloma Martinez, Dr. Jap Jaap

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