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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