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Bereavement Care

Below you'll find links to .pdf documents and webpages that provide position statements, practice guidelines, recommendations, and the best ideas in bereavement care.

  Caring for Families Experiencing Stillbirth

A unified position statement on contact with the baby
In English           In Spanish           In Italian


PLIDA Practice Guidelines:
When Parents Want to Hold Their Baby
Offering the Baby to Bereaved Parents (full version)
(Two-page summary version)

Bring Your Baby Home:
Information and support for parents who want to bring their stillborn or deceased baby home.

Perinatal Hospice
Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life is Expected to be Brief

Practice Recommendations for OB Sonographers--

When Parents are Considering or Pursuing Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care for Their Baby Who Has Been Diagnosed Prenatally with a Life-Limiting Condition

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