The pregnancy journey is unique for those facing prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition. To care well for these families, it can help to think through each step from their perspective.
For Medical Professionals
Carrying To Term Families Need Consistent Care: Inform, Collaborate, and Create Continuity
More than any other of your patients, families facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition need consistency during their prenatal care.
Communicating With Carrying to Term Families: 3 Areas of Care Provider Focus
To care well for families facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition, carefully consider your communications impact, approach and tone.
Facing a Prenatal Diagnosis Of a Life-limiting Condition: The 3 C’s of Compassionate Care
As a medical professional, delivering a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition can be an emotional experience.
Being Supported and Informed In Your Choice (VIDEO)
Dr. Shannon Abikhaled explains her role as a doctor: to support the decision of the parents.
Neonatal Donation for Transplant and Research
Since 2012, donation possibilities for babies have expanded, and currently, there is more potential for donation than ever before in the United States.
The Role of an Obstetrician, and How They Can Help
We talked with Dr. Andrea Campaigne, an obstetrician-gynecologist, about her role in the lives of families facing a prenatal diagnosis.
The Role of a Licensed Professional Counselor, and How They Can Help
We talked with Jessica McDaniel, a licensed professional counselor, about the role counselors play in the care of families navigating a life-limiting prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy continuation, and the loss of their baby.
The Role of a Labor and Delivery Nurse, and How They Can Help
We talked with Kat Sherman, a Certified Nurse Midwife and former labor and delivery nurse, about the importance of labor and delivery nurses, both for families and as contributors to a care team.
The Role of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse, and How They Can Help
We talked with Ellie Dalsheimer, a neonatal intensive care unit nurse, about the role NICU nurses in the care of families facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition.
Neonatal Donation FAQ with IIAM
We sat down with the International Institute for the Advancement of Medicine (IIAM) about their Neonatal Donor Program and the role they play in supporting families who are considering or have chosen neonatal organ and tissue donation as a part of their child’s legacy.
The Role of a Bereavement Doula, and How They Can Help
We talked with Laura Ricketts, a birth and bereavement doula, about the importance of bereavement doulas, both for families and as contributors to a care team.