Memories, pictures and giving bad News

Memories, pictures and giving bad News

Concepción Delgado Gutiérrez (1), Clara García Terol (2), Rebeca González Gómez (1), Isabel Merino Álvarez (1) (1) Midwife, (2) Midwife, Head of Maternity Services Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain Background: In 2009 the UMAMANITA Association, in collaboration with “El parto es Nuestro”, produced a pioneering guide: the “Guide to care for perinatal and neonatal death”, due in part to the lack of empathy and training on the

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Comunication in stillbirth: introduction of a protocol for health operator to prevent disfunctional parent’s psychological effects

Comunication in stillbirth: introduction of a protocol for health operator to prevent disfunctional parent’s psychological effects

Eva Imparato (1), Antonio Pignatto (2) (1) Department of Psychology, IUSVE University of Venice, Italy; (2), Department of Psychology, IUSTO University of Torino- Rebaudengo , Italy; BACKGROUND The literature on the subject shows us that the management of the communicative moment by health workers to parents as one of the phenomena that most affect their psychological system. The undesirable effects of an inadequate management of this important moment from a

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The stillbirth checklist

The stillbirth checklist

T. Caballe Bel (1), R. Heras Trejo (2), I. Perez Pinedo (2), C. Garcia Terol (3), M. Brito Vera (4) (1) Midwife (2) Obstetric Nurses (3) Head of Maternity Services, (4) Obstetrician Parc Sanitari San Joan de Deu, Sant Boi, Barcelona, Spain Introduction: Following a stillbirth, the parents have to face a situation that they would probably never thought about: giving birth to a dead baby. Perinatal loss is still

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Care following perinatal loss does not end at hospital discharge

Care following perinatal loss does not end at hospital discharge

R. Heras Trejo (1), I. Pérez Pinedo (1), T. Caballé Bel (2), C. García Terol (3), M. Brito Vera (4). (1) Nurse, (2) Midwife, (3) Head of maternity services, (4) Gynecologist Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu (PSSJD), Barcelona, Spain Introduction: At the Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu (PSSJD) the care we offer to families who suffer the death of their baby is based upon our own multidiscipinary guide.

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Healthcare for perinatal grief within the Healthcare Follow-up Programme for Puerperal Care in the Health Area of ​​Lanzarote, Spain

Healthcare for perinatal grief within the Healthcare Follow-up Programme for Puerperal Care in the Health Area of ​​Lanzarote, Spain

Estévez, Victoria (1), Verdugo, Manuel (2), Hernández, Mª Begoña (3), Mendoza, Mª Carmen (4), Gopar, Paula (5), Nicolás, Encarna (6) (1) Director of Nursing, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS, (2, 3, 6) Nurse, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS (4) Medical Director, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS (5) Nurse, Dr. Molina Orosa Hospital, Lanzarote, SCS Introduction: Stillbirth is a devastating experience for parents. In our environment, pregnant women receive continuous care for the correct

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The role of the clinical midwife specialist in bereavement and loss: a service review

The role of the clinical midwife specialist in bereavement and loss: a service review

O’Connell, O (1), Verling, AM (1), Meaney, S (1,2), O’Donoghue, K (1,2,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland. Background In Ireland in 1998 A report of the Commission of Nursing identified the need for the development of clinical

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Irish inquiry reports on pregnancy loss services: recommendations on management of information and maternity services governance

Irish inquiry reports on pregnancy loss services: recommendations on management of information and maternity services governance

Authors: Änne Helps (1,2,3), Sara Leitao (2), Laura O’Byrne (1), Richard Greene (2), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland; (3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Background External inquiries are carried out following specific adverse maternal events and aim to identify

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The value of a teardrop alert system

The value of a teardrop alert system

N Ryan (1), AM Verling (1,2), NE Russell (1,2), K O’Donoghue (1,2,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland, (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland, (3) The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Introduction: In 2009, a “Teardrop Stillbirth Alert Symbol” was introduced in CUMH. This was placed on the woman’s paper clinical notes

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Development of a website for first trimester miscarriage

Development of a website for first trimester miscarriage

AM. Verling (1,3), R. Rice (1), C. Byrne (3), I. San Lazara Campillo (1,2), S. Meaney (1,2), K. O’Donoghue (1,2,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland, (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland, (3) The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Introduction It is estimated that one in four pregnancies result in a first

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Perinatal loss ¿Do we know how to communicate bad news?

Perinatal loss ¿Do we know how to communicate bad news?

Rivas, María Teresa (1), Arrabal, Rosa Beatriz (2), Sáez, Rosa (3) (1) Supervisor Midwifery, Motril Hospital, (2) Midwife, Andalusian Service Health, (3) Midwifery, Motril Hospital Introduction: Bereavement is a series of normal and healthy responses in a person when a loss occurs. This research focuses on the information received from the obstetric team and more specifically their skills to communicate this kind of news. The relationship with parents is based on

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