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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Italian translation and validation of the Perinatal Grief Scale

Italian translation and validation of the Perinatal Grief Scale

Claudia Ravaldi (1,2), Alessandra Bettiol (3), Giada Crescioli (3), Niccolò Lombardi (3), Marco Biffino (4), Gianpaolo Romeo (4), Miriam Levi (4), Roberto Bonaiuti (3), Alfredo Vannacci (1,3) (1) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; (2) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (3) Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (4) Department of Prevention, Local Health Unit

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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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ISA2019 Registration Closes Friday 27th – Hurry!

Registration for ISA2019 Madrid closes on Friday 27th of September at 24:00. Gain 13 CME credits by joining more than 400 delegates at the International Stillbirth Alliance’s International Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care in Madrid on October 5th and 6th 2019. So far representatives from 32 countries have sign-up for In-person or Online Attendance, including: Spain, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Ethiopia, Australia, United States, Denmark, Uganda, Sweden, Netherlands,

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Join almost 400 delegates from 32 countries at ISA2019

More than 400 delegates will attend the International Stillbirth Alliance’s International Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care in Madrid on October 5th and 6th 2019. So far representatives from 32 countries have sign-up for In-person or Online Attendance, including: Spain, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Ethiopia, Australia, United States, Denmark, Uganda, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, , Guatemala, Norway, Argentina, Italy, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Mexico, Georgia, Colombia, Brazil, Vietnam, Uruguay, Russian

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“Risk based induction of labor as a strategy to prevent stillbirth: Friend or Foe?”

“Risk based induction of labor as a strategy to prevent stillbirth: Friend or Foe?”

Hear Dr. Bob Silver, obstetrician and perinatal mortality expert at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, United States, talk about the controversial topic of induction of labour as a strategy for reducing perinatal mortality at ISA2019 Madrid.  Other presentations in the PERINATAL MORTALITY PREVENTION STRATEGIES breakout session include: Still Aware: Role of parents’ groups/avocates in the prevention of stillbirth Claire Foord Advocate, Founder & CEO of Still Aware, Australia

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What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

At ISA2019 Professor Ingela Rådestad, Sophiahemmet University, Sweden, will talk about the concept of “dialectic proactivity” and how health-care professionals play a central role when a baby is stillborn and how the degree to which the professionals promote the parents’ parenthood of their stillborn baby will have a major influence of the parents’ future life.   Other presentations in the PARENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF CARE breakout session include: What parents want from

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