Conference themes

 

Good practices in clinical care for perinatal death
Ultrasound and diagnosis, birth planning and mode of delivery, perinatal palliative care, lactation, future pregnancies

Epidemiology, prevention and audit of perinatal death
Mortality statistics and risk factors, audit systems and mortality review

Experiences and social dynamics of perinatal grief
Parents and their families experiences, couple relationships, grief dynamics in the social environment, subsequent pregnancy

Investigation of perinatal death
Autopsy and perinatal pathology, innovations in research and classification systems

The focus on support for gestational and neonatal grief
Contact with the baby and other rituals, physical memories and photography, respectful disposition, follow-up care, support groups

Health care experiences
Interaction with healthcare professionals, communication, decision making, care satisfaction

Health systems: administration and care of professionals
Hcp training, the socio-economic cost of perinatal mortality, experiences of healthcare professionals

Final conference programme will be confirmed at a later date