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Parents Who Lost Their Baby: Guiding the Mourning Process in Stillbirths and Pregnancy Terminations

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“Perinatal loss” refers to the psychosocial consequences of a pregnancy or birth ending in the death of the fetus or newborn. This loss is a devastating experience for parents, families, and, often, healthcare staff as well. The aim of this chapter is to provide both information and guidelines for clinical management of the psychosocial issues involved.

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Defey, D. (2017). Parents Who Lost Their Baby: Guiding the Mourning Process in Stillbirths and Pregnancy Terminations. In: Paarlberg, K., van de Wiel, H. (eds) Bio-Psycho-Social Obstetrics and Gynecology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40404-2_6

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