Bereaved parents’ experience of stillbirth in UK hospitals: a qualitative interview study

  title={Bereaved parents’ experience of stillbirth in UK hospitals: a qualitative interview study},
  author={Soo Downe and Ellie Schmidt and Carol Kingdon and Alexander E P Heazell},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
OBJECTIVE To obtain the views of bereaved parents about their interactions with healthcare staff when their baby died just before or during labour. DESIGN Qualitative in-depth interview study, following an earlier national survey. All interviews took place during 2011, either face-to-face or on the telephone. Data analysis was informed by the constant comparative technique from grounded theory. SETTING Every National Health Service (NHS) region in the UK was represented. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING

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