Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/92196
Type: Journal article
Title: The impact of pregnancy loss on women's adult relationships
Author: Collins, C.
Riggs, D.
Due, C.
Citation: Grief Matters, 2014; 17(2):44-50
Publisher: Centre for Grief Education
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 1440-6888
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Catherine Collins, Damien W. Riggs, Clemence Due
Abstract: Previous research has identified that women feel isolated and in need of emotional support following pregnancy loss. However, little previous research has focused on how pregnancy loss affects a woman's relationships with her partner, family and friends. Fifteen South Australian women (31 to 71 years old) were interviewed about their experience of pregnancy loss. Thematic analysis identified that the women's family and friends were not always an available support following pregnancy loss, either due to the presentation of their own grief, or a lack of understanding of what the women were experiencing.
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030027825
Published version: http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=575377336087823;res=IELHEA
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