Stigma toward families of small, severely ill or stillborn babies and their mothers in Ghana: the experiences of postpartum women in Ghana

Stigma toward families of small, severely ill or stillborn babies and their mothers in Ghana: the experiences of postpartum women in Ghana

Kwame, S. (1,2), Sacks, E. (1,3) (1)The Center for Learning and Child Development of Ghana, (2) Oakland University & (3) Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Background: Small, ill and stillborn infants are subject to both medical and social vulnerability. This stigma has received little attention, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, where the burden of these conditions is highest. Methods: We conducted a qualitative study to explore stigma related to baby’s

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