Comprehensive Literature Review of Perinatal Loss Supports
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