The grief of losing a child during pregnancy or after birth runs deep and hard for the person who is or was pregnant. It is important to also recognize that the nonpregnant person also has experienced a loss & has to deal with their own grief, as well as supporting the emotions of their partner.
This is part one of a two part series on the support needs of women who experience postpartum psychosis, and their partners and is written by regular contributor Walker Karraa. Part two will run next week. - SMSupport Needs of Mothers Who Experience Postpartum Psychosis and Their Partners (Dou
By our regular contributor, Walker Karraa, MFA, MA, CD(DONA) A recent (2012) study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal Neonatal Edition contributes to the growing awareness that partners are negatively impacted by traumatic childbirth. The first study of its kind, “Being there