Advanced Individual Courses

Maternal Mental Health: Miscarriage, Sillbirth & Infant Death


Description
This course defines perinatal loss, addresses how infant loss affects mothers and fathers, discusses cultural considerations around perinatal loss and provides resources to providers serving families dealing with loss. Includes an interview with Dr. Ivy Margulies, an expert in perinatal loss. Learning objectives include: (1) Recognize the range of emotional reactions to perinatal loss in grieving parents; (2) Describe how mothers and fathers grieve differently; (3) Describe various strategies to support bereaved parents; and (4) Identify resources for bereaved parents.
Content
  • What is perinatal loss?
  • Dr. Ivy Margulies
  • Miscarriage
  • Prevalence
  • Grief & PTSD
  • Advice for Providers
  • What to Do
  • Self Care
  • Conclusion
  • Loss Assessment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed