Pregnancy after stillbirth: maternal and neonatal outcomes and health service utilisation

Pregnancy after stillbirth: maternal and neonatal outcomes and health service utilisation

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.

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Pregnancy after stillbirth: an international qualitative analysis of the patient experience – research In progress

Pregnancy after stillbirth: an international qualitative analysis of the patient experience – research In progress

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

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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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Comunication in stillbirth: introduction of a protocol for health operator to prevent disfunctional parent’s psychological effects

Comunication in stillbirth: introduction of a protocol for health operator to prevent disfunctional parent’s psychological effects

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

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The stillbirth checklist

The stillbirth checklist

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

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Maternity care providers’ involvement in research

Maternity care providers’ involvement in research

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

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Burnout after perinatal LOSS in Midwifery: results of the BLOSSoM study

Burnout after perinatal LOSS in Midwifery: results of the BLOSSoM study

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)

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Conscientious objection in medicine: psychological consequences in women who face legal termination of pregnancy in the Region of Murcia

Conscientious objection in medicine: psychological consequences in women who face legal termination of pregnancy in the Region of Murcia

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

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Care following perinatal loss does not end at hospital discharge

Care following perinatal loss does not end at hospital discharge

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.

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Healthcare for perinatal grief within the Healthcare Follow-up Programme for Puerperal Care in the Health Area of ​​Lanzarote, Spain

Healthcare for perinatal grief within the Healthcare Follow-up Programme for Puerperal Care in the Health Area of ​​Lanzarote, Spain

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

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