The role of caregivers after a stillbirth: views and experiences of parents.

@article{Sflund2004TheRO,
  title={The role of caregivers after a stillbirth: views and experiences of parents.},
  author={Karin S{\"a}flund and Berit Sj{\"o}gren and Regina A-M Wredling},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={132-7}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical role of the caregiver to parents in the event of a stillbirth has yet to be defined. The aim of this paper was to focus on the caregivers' support as revealed by the parents' experiences. METHOD One or both parents of 31 stillborn infants (> or =28 weeks) were interviewed twice, for a total of 57 interviews. The data analysis was conducted using a qualitative approach. RESULTS Parents identified the caregivers' behavior and handling of the stillbirth as important… CONTINUE READING

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