The Economic case for trauma informed bereavement counselling for parents who have experienced peri-natal loss

The Economic case for trauma informed bereavement counselling for parents who have experienced peri-natal loss

O’Shea, Nick (1), Burgess, Karen (2) (1) Chief Economist, Centre for Mental Health, UK (2) CEO, Petals, UK. Background: This study examines a practitioner-led,1-1 tested and structured counselling response to the trauma of loss that is delivered in the UK by Petals. It examines the costs and outcomes of the service to determine the economic benefit of Petals’ counselling programme. It investigates how treating trauma, as well as grief, leads

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Lifestyle, environmental and sociodemographic factors – the impact on stillbirth risk

Lifestyle, environmental and sociodemographic factors – the impact on stillbirth risk

Bowman A (1-4), Gomersall J (1,3), Sullivan T (1,3), Makrides M (1,3,4), Flenady V (2,5), Corey M (5), Middleton P (1-4) (1) South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, (2) Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, (3) University of Adelaide, (4) Targeted Nutrition for Mother and Child Centre of Research Excellence, (5) Mater Research Background The stillbirth rate in Australia has remained stagnant at 7.4/1000 births for over two decades. Stillbirth

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Investigation of lifestyle and social determinants associated with stillbirth in South Australia

Investigation of lifestyle and social determinants associated with stillbirth in South Australia

Bowman A (1-4), Sullivan T (1-3), Makrides M (1-4), Flenady V (2,5), Middleton P(1-4) (1) South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, (2) Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, (3) University of Adelaide, (4) Targeted Nutrition for Mother and Child Centre of Research Excellence, (5) Mater Research Background Stillbirth is a tragedy that affects six families a day in Australia and although many high income countries around the world have reduced

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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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#MovementsMatter – Evaluation of a public awareness campaign in Victoria, Australia

#MovementsMatter – Evaluation of a public awareness campaign in Victoria, Australia

Gordon A (1,2,3), Chan L (2), Warrilow K (3), Wojcieszek A (3), Firth T (4), Loxton F (4), Bauman A (2), Flenady V (3,5) (1) Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 2. University of Sydney, Charles Perkins Centre; (3) NHMRC Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence; (4) Safer Care Victoria; (5) Mater Research, University of Queensland adrienne.gordon@sydney.edu.au Background: Awareness and timely evaluation of women reporting decreased fetal movements (DFM) is a stillbirth

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Previous pregnancy loss and lactating behaviors: a post-hoc analysis of the Herbal supplements in Breastfeeding InvesTigation (HaBIT)Perinatal grief,Perinatal Death,Intrauterine death,Stillbirth,Bereavement care,Care,Indigenous women,Care experiences

Previous pregnancy loss and lactating behaviors: a post-hoc analysis of the Herbal supplements in Breastfeeding InvesTigation (HaBIT)Perinatal grief,Perinatal Death,Intrauterine death,Stillbirth,Bereavement care,Care,Indigenous women,Care experiences

Alessandra Bettiol (1), Niccolò Lombardi (1), Giada Crescioli (1), Roberto Bonaiuti (1), Claudia Ravaldi (2,3), Alfredo Vannacci (1,2) (1) Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (2) CiaoLapo Charity for Healthy Pregnancy, Stillbirth and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; (3) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Background: Perception of pregnancy- and breastfeeding-related difficulties and consequent use of complementary and alternative

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Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of foetal growth restriction: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of foetal growth restriction: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Alfredo Vannacci (1,2), Alessandra Bettiol (1), Niccolò Lombardi (1), Giada Crescioli (1), Laura Avagliano (3), Claudia Ravaldi (1,3) (1) Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, Florence, Italy; (2) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy, Stillbirth and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; (3) Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital Medical School, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; (4) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Background: Foetal

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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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Umbilical cord characteristics and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Umbilical cord characteristics and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hayes, DJL (1), Warland, J (2), Parast, MM (3), Hasegawa, J (4), Banks, J (1), Clapham, L (1), Bendon, RW & Heazell, AEP (1). (1) Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK; (2) St Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan; (3) University of California, San Diego USA; (4) University of South Australia. Background Current data on the role of umbilical cord complications are conflicting; estimates of the proportion of

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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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