Reclaiming a moral identity: stillbirth, stigma and 'moral mothers'.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES to understand the effect of expectant motherhood discourses on parents who suffer a stillbirth. DESIGN a qualitative, exploratory study using in-depth interviews to understand parental experience of stillbirth. SETTING interviews took place in the homes of bereaved parents across several English health authorities. PARTICIPANTS 10 couples… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.06.005

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