As a medical professional, delivering a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition can be an emotional experience.
For Medical Professionals
Dr. Shannon Abikhaled explains her role as a doctor: to support the decision of the parents.
Since 2012, donation possibilities for babies have expanded, and currently, there is more potential for donation than ever before in the United States.
Carrying To Term had the privilege of speaking with and learning from a mother who did not choose pregnancy continuation following a diagnosis.
We talked with Dr. Andrea Campaigne, an obstetrician-gynecologist, about her role in the lives of families facing a prenatal diagnosis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To help you fully understand the term life-limiting in the context of prenatal diagnoses, we are providing a deeper understanding into what life-limiting means and why it is the standard terminology.
We explore the four cornerstones of fully informed choices: non-directive presentation of options, full understanding of options and outcomes, access to comprehensive and reliable resources, and philosophy of life.