Bereavement Care in the Time of Corona

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Marc Harder, Sands UK “There are things you only do for love” (Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera) The rapid onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the importance of care around death and the dying...

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A story of stillbirth in a family from Uganda

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Loyce Ajilong I got married on December 12, 2003, and after two month of marriage I conceived my firstborn. The ultrasound scan revealed a male fetus and this was good news for us. We were all excited. We developed...

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The unintended consequences of COVID-19 on mothers and newborns

This post is part of a series authored by the BASICS (Bold Action to Stop Infections in Clinical Settings) team. BASICS is a new initiative that will transform healthcare and reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) by at least 50%. Written by the BASICS team.   The unintended dangerous effects of pandemics on maternal...

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