Open Access Mini Review

Comprehensive Literature Review of Perinatal Loss Supports

Stephanie Brown*

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, St. John Fisher College, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 12, 2019;  Published Date: June 28, 2019


Introduction: Miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death is a significant and under recognized issue in the United States.

Methods: Comprehensive review of literature to evaluate the feasibility of support for perinatal community.

Results: Literature is inconclusive if perinatal loss support groups may be helpful for families experiencing a loss; however, further exploration is needed. in participants of a perinatal loss peer support group.

Conclusion: Results suggest that integrating professionally facilitated grief work classes in perinatal loss support group members were beneficial.

Keywords:Perinatal loss; Peer support; Social support; Dual process mode

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