A Unique Grief

Harris, Janice
January 2015
International Journal of Childbirth Education;Jan2015, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
Loss of a baby by miscarriage during the perinatal period is a profound life-changing event for the parents. It is a unique grief that is often misunderstood. This paper discusses some of the special considerations of the miscarriage and the grieving that follows. The nursing care of this special group of parents is different and requires nurses, midwives and doulas to intervene allowing the grieving process to begin.


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