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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Breaking bad news during prenatal ultrasound screening

Breaking bad news during prenatal ultrasound screening

Mosconi L. (1,2), Ravaldi C. (1,3), Vannacci A. (1,4) (1) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; (2) School of Psychology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (3) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (4) Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Background: Breaking bad news during pregnancy is a difficult matter for health practitioners and only

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Health workers’ experience of communicating the bad news to parents following a stillbirth at sub-national level in Uganda

Health workers’ experience of communicating the bad news to parents following a stillbirth at sub-national level in Uganda

Eric Ssegujja (1,2), Michelle Andipartin (3) (1) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Uganda; (2) University of Western Cape, School of Public Health, South Africa; (3) University of Western Cape, Department of Psychology, South Africa essegujja@musph.ac.ug Background Losing a loved one due to stillbirth is a heartbreaking experience to parents and devastating to a health worker. Delivering news is every pregnant woman’s worst nightmare and a daunting task to

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