A narrative inquiry into the experiences of indigenous women in Canada who have experienced perinatal loss

A narrative inquiry into the experiences of indigenous women in Canada who have experienced perinatal loss

Roxanne Tootoosis (1), Vera Caine (2) (1) McEwan University and St. Stephen’s College; (2) University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Background: This study is a narrative inquiry into the experiences of Indigenous women in western Canada who have experienced the death of their child during the perinatal period. It is difficult to accurately reflect the infant mortality rate for Indigenous women due to a lack of data collected; however, it

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Parents’ and health workers’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in Kenya and Uganda: A phenomenological study

Parents’ and health workers’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in Kenya and Uganda: A phenomenological study

Mills, Tracey A (1), Mukhwana, Raheli (2), Nendela, Anne (2), Omoni, Grace (2), Mweteise, Jonan(3) Nabisere, Allen (3), Ayebare, Elizabeth (3), Wakasiaka, Sabina (2) Lavender, Tina (1) (1) Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, UK (2) School of Nursing Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya (3) College of Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Background: Ensuring compassionate care and support for parents experiencing stillbirth is key to

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A grounded-theory study on the impact of disrespectful maternal and newborn care on stillbirth experiences, in Zambia and Tanzania

A grounded-theory study on the impact of disrespectful maternal and newborn care on stillbirth experiences, in Zambia and Tanzania

Tina Lavender (1), Rose Laisser (2), Chowa Tembo (3), Carol Bedwell (1) (1) Division of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, (2) The Catholic University of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania, (3) Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia Background Most stillbirths occur in low income countries. In Tanzania and Zambia the rates are 22.5 and 20.9 per 1000 live births, respectively. Despite the huge burden of stillbirth

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A case report: MURIEL

A case report: MURIEL

C.Garcia Terol (1), Anna and Rafel (2), B. Carreras Marcos (3) (1) MIdwife, Head of Maternity Services Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Hospital, Catalonia, Spain (2) Muriels’s parents, (3) Psychologist EAPS; Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu Hospital, Catalonia, Spain Introduction Incorporate the patient experience in Quality improvement is highly recommended across the world health systems, in perinatal loss cases going back to the hospital to share their views with the

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Quality of care provided to women requesting a late termination of pregnancy in a tertiary hospital

Quality of care provided to women requesting a late termination of pregnancy in a tertiary hospital

Estela Moreno BSN (1), Anna Peguero MD (1), Amparo Martínez BSN (1), Montse Palacio MD, PhD (1,2,3), Ángela Arranz MSN,PhD (1,2), Olga Gómez MD, PhD (1,2,3). (1)BCNatal – Barcelona Center for Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine (Hospital Clínic and Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, University of Barcelona), Spain. (2)Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Spain. (3)Center for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBER-ER), Barcelona, Spain. Introduction Termination of pregnancy

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Drivers of sedative administration in hospitals following intrauterine death

Drivers of sedative administration in hospitals following intrauterine death

Paul Richard Cassidy PhD student, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Researcher, Umamanita (Stillbirth charity) Introduction: Routine sedative administration (SA) in Spanish hospitals following intrauterine death has been previously reported (48% of cases). The objectives were to establish the primary drivers of SA and possible contextual predictors. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive design with an online questionnaire, including cases of stillbirth or TOPFA within 5 years prior to participation in the study. 796

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