Module 1: Understanding Perinatal Grief

In this Module, we will begin with an overview of Perinatal loss and how this type of grief can be different to other types of loss.

Lesson 1 includes what parental grief looks like for families experiencing the death of their baby and then we will look at the different types of loss from miscarriage to stillbirth to neonatal loss in Lesson 2. In covering these, I will discuss the occurrence, the legal definitions and risk factors for each. In the final lesson (Lesson 3) of this first module, I will discuss the common reactions parents face in the early stages of their loss.

Included within each lesson is a range of resources for you that you will be able to download and use in your practice.

To get started with Module 1, simply click on the 'Complete and continue' button on the top right corner of your screen.

Back to: Perinatal Loss in Practice: What Hospital Staff Need to Know