PARENTS – Perinatal Bereavement, the death of a child

Perinatal bereavement is a unique mourning situation, as "the parents' expectations and joy at the prospect of a new life change into despair and grief. While perinatal loss is a profound experience for parents, often there is only minimal recognition. Societal expectations for mourning a perinatal loss are noticeably absent such as funerals and associated traditions. One mother described the experience in this way: "When I lost my baby at the beginning of the second trimester, there … [Read more...]

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