Impact of prior perinatal loss on subsequent pregnancies: a bibliographic review

Impact of prior perinatal loss on subsequent pregnancies: a bibliographic review

Marta de Gracia de Gregorio Psychologist, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain Background: Many believe that becoming pregnant again after a perinatal loss from miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death will ease a parent’s grief, wipe away the sad memories of loss, and make a woman smile again. However, pregnancy after perinatal loss is increasingly recognized as a psychologically stressful period of time. Methods: A bibliographic review was made in the

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