The Death of a Child at Birth

  • Michele R. Winchester-Vega Assistant Clinical Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York, New York

Abstract

The birth of a child is perhaps the most anticipated event in life. When a child dies during the birth process, profound grief sets in for the parents and those who care about them. Helping the family grieve this loss during the first year is an important process for their future mental health.Copyright of Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is theproperty of Cleveland State University and its content may not be copied oremailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyrightholder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, oremail articles for individual use.

Author Biography

Michele R. Winchester-Vega, Assistant Clinical Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York, New York
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