Talking about life and perinatal death with children in a workshop on pregnancy and childbirth

Talking about life and perinatal death with children in a workshop on pregnancy and childbirth

Contreras García, Manuela (1,2), Ruiz Soto, Beatriz (2,3), Martín Parada, María Lourdes (2) (1) Co-founder and vice president of the association “El Hueco de mi Vientre. Solidaridad en el duelo perinatal” (“The Hollow in my Womb. Solidarity in Perinatal Loss”), (2) Midwife at The Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, Santander, Spain; (3) Co-founder and member of the association “El Hueco de mi Vientre. Solidaridad en el duelo perinatal” “The Hollow

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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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Perinatal mortality, are we making progress? Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe at ISA2019 Madrid

Perinatal mortality, are we making progress? Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe, assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), talk on global and regional perinatal mortality; its current situation and future challenges. Dr. Blencowe is a renowned perinatal epidemiologist with a particular interest on improving national and global measurement and estimation of perinatal outcomes. She has published over 70 papers and has played a central role in various Lancet series and papers. You

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Prof. Gordon Smith will talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction at ISA2019

Prof. Gordon Smith will talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction at ISA2019

Register for ISA2019 to hear Gordon Smith, obstetrician, Professor and Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Cambridge, give a keynote talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction. Prof. Gordon’s clinically orientated research focuses on using maternal, ultrasonic and biochemical data to predict adverse pregnancy outcome. You can read more about Prof. Gordon Smith on the Speakers page and more on the scientific

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100+ talks and 30+ hours of content: The Scientific Programme at ISA2019…

100+ talks and 30+ hours of content: The Scientific Programme at ISA2019…

World renowned researchers and healthcare professionals The programme attempts in as much as is possible to meet the needs that were identified during the open consultation process, which had more than 250 submissions. The keynote talks and plenary sessions address global issues that are relevant to everyone working in the context of perinatal bereavement, such as the socio-economic impact of perinatal death (Prof. Alexander Heazell), how healthcare professionals should care

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How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 and hear Dr. Samantha Murphy, medical sociologist and Head of the Health and Social Care curriculum area at The Open University in the United Kingdom, talk on perinatal grief and stigma. Also Past Chair and treasurer of Sands Hertfordsire, Dr. Murphy works on the experiences of bereaved parents, focusing on parental identity, stigma and continuing bonds. You can read more about Dr. Murphy on the Speakers page

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