What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

At ISA2019 Professor Ingela Rådestad, Sophiahemmet University, Sweden, will talk about the concept of “dialectic proactivity” and how health-care professionals play a central role when a baby is stillborn and how the degree to which the professionals promote the parents’ parenthood of their stillborn baby will have a major influence of the parents’ future life.  

Other presentations in the PARENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF CARE breakout session include:

What parents want from best practice perinatal bereavement care: a case study of Italy
Prof. Alfredo Vanacci
Pharmacologist & Toxicologist, Ciaolapo, Department of Neurosciences Florence University, Italy

Parents experiences of perinatal bereavement care in Tamil Nadu, India
Dr. Sudharshini Subramaniam
Physician, Assistant Professor at Institute of Community Medicine, Madras Medical College, Voluntary Physician at Rural Women’s Social Education Centre (RUWSEC), India

Agency, control and decision-making processes in perinatal bereavement care
Paul Cassidy
Researcher at Umamanita, Doctoral student at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Cultural influences on parents’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia: A qualitative study
Tracey Mills
Midwife, Researcher, Senior Lecturer, The University of Manchester, UK

“I should have seen her face at least once”: Parent’s and health providers’ experiences and practices of care following stillbirth in Afghanistan
Aliki Christou
Public health specialist, Epidemiologist, PhD student, University of Sydney, Australia

Parents and Professionals: Collaborators in perinatal bereavement care developments
Daniel Nuzum
Researcher, Chaplain, Pregnancy Loss Research Group, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Ireland

You can read more on the scientific programme here.

International Stillbirth Alliance
ISA2019 Madrid Global Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care
Available in 2019 through Online-Streaming at Special Rates