Dr. Ruth Roseingrave (1), Dr. Margaret Murphy (2), Dr. Keelin O’Donoghue (3) (1) Senior House Officer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cork University Maternity Hospital; MSc. Student, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Cork University Maternity Hospital; Senior Lecturer University College Cork; PI, Pregnancy Loss Research Group, INFANT Centre, University College Cork, Ireland.
Sarah Gower (1,3), Aleena M Wojcieszek (2), Vicky Flenady (2), Claire Kendall (3), Andrew Papadopoulos (1) (1) Population Medicine (Epidemiology) University of Guelph, Canada, (2) Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland, Australia, (3) Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada Introduction: In Canada, about 3000 stillbirths occur per year, 3.5-5 per 1000 live births. Many of these families will conceive again shortly after this devastating loss, but these subsequent
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
Eva Imparato (1), Antonio Pignatto (2) (1) Department of Psychology, IUSVE University of Venice, Italy; (2), Department of Psychology, IUSTO University of Torino- Rebaudengo , Italy; BACKGROUND The literature on the subject shows us that the management of the communicative moment by health workers to parents as one of the phenomena that most affect their psychological system. The undesirable effects of an inadequate management of this important moment from a
T. Caballe Bel (1), R. Heras Trejo (2), I. Perez Pinedo (2), C. Garcia Terol (3), M. Brito Vera (4) (1) Midwife (2) Obstetric Nurses (3) Head of Maternity Services, (4) Obstetrician Parc Sanitari San Joan de Deu, Sant Boi, Barcelona, Spain Introduction: Following a stillbirth, the parents have to face a situation that they would probably never thought about: giving birth to a dead baby. Perinatal loss is still
S. Shiplo (1), S.Meaney (1,2), K. O’Donoghue (1,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland. Background Despite a widely acknowledged importance of research for improving patient care and outcomes, research in pregnant women is lacking. Many challenges innate to
Claudia Ravaldi (1,2), Eleonora Cossu (2), Alessandra Bettiol (3), Niccolò Lombardi (3), Giada Crescioli (3), Elisa Carelli (4), Fabio Facchinetti (5), Alfredo Vannacci (1,3) (1) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (2) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy, Stillbirth and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; 3 – Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (3) University of Insubria, Varese, Italy; (5)
Vera Constán, Fátima (1,2); Rivas Molina, Ana (1) (1) Asociación de Psicología Perinatal Murcia; (2) Universidad de Murcia Background Perinatal loss is a stressful situation in women’s life (and their families). Furthermore, losses due to legal termination by medical criteria carry several traumatic moments hard to recover from without professional support. Periodic meetings with women who join the group “Apoyo a Familias en Duelo Gestacional y Neonatal (Murcia)” offered an opportunity to observe
R. Heras Trejo (1), I. Pérez Pinedo (1), T. Caballé Bel (2), C. García Terol (3), M. Brito Vera (4). (1) Nurse, (2) Midwife, (3) Head of maternity services, (4) Gynecologist Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu (PSSJD), Barcelona, Spain Introduction: At the Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu (PSSJD) the care we offer to families who suffer the death of their baby is based upon our own multidiscipinary guide.
Estévez, Victoria (1), Verdugo, Manuel (2), Hernández, Mª Begoña (3), Mendoza, Mª Carmen (4), Gopar, Paula (5), Nicolás, Encarna (6) (1) Director of Nursing, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS, (2, 3, 6) Nurse, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS (4) Medical Director, Primary Care, Lanzarote, SCS (5) Nurse, Dr. Molina Orosa Hospital, Lanzarote, SCS Introduction: Stillbirth is a devastating experience for parents. In our environment, pregnant women receive continuous care for the correct