Investigating how art can help to break the taboo on stillbirth

Investigating how art can help to break the taboo on stillbirth

van ‘t Klooster, Adinda (1), Heazell, Alexander (2) (1) artist and researcher, (2) obstetrician and researcher at Manchester University Introduction: The psychological effects of stillbirth on the surviving parents are incompletely documented and can be misunderstood. Many parents report feeling isolated and stigmatized after their baby has died and feel that society at large increases their sense of loss through underrepresenting it and keeping it a taboo. Both Lancet Stillbirth

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