P-69: Perinatal Loss Is Very Tragic Event for The Parents and Staff who Are Contact with The Bereaved Parents. This Qualitative Study Aimed to Explore Experiences of Women Losing Pregnancy or Baby after Infertility Treatment is Done
Perinatal loss is very tragic event for the parents and staff who are contact with the bereaved parents. This qualitative study aimed to explore experiences of women losing pregnancy or baby after infertility treatment is done.
Materials and methods
In this qualitative descriptive study was conducted using content analysis approach. 22 women with history about infertility who experience perinatal loss . women resident in Shahrecord and Tehran were selected purposefully. Data was collected by an in-depth semi structure interview and analyzed by the conventional content analysis method.
The data analysis resulted in emerging four themes of women's experiences about perinatal loss after infertility treatment which include feeling and emotion , Hopelessness, stigma, expectation of effective and respectful communication by health care provider. All of the women shocked and confused when fetal death was disclosed. Some participants felt dissatisfied about disregard for the maternal feeling. Some participants were dissatisfied due to lack of provide information on their partners about cause of perinatal loss .
According to these study results, health care providers need specific education about the effective communication and support of bereaved women. Perinatal loss Care protocols to reduce pain of women who's suffering from perinatal grief in infertility centers is necessary.