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.
The Role of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and How They Can Help
We talked with Elaine Cavazos, a Licensed Clinic Social Worker, about the importance of social workers, both for families and as contributors to a care team.
Life-limiting: Understanding the Terminology
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.
The Role of Perinatal Palliative Care
We explore how perinatal palliative care can change the way families navigate the diagnosis, experience their pregnancy, and transition into life after loss.
We’ll cover the topics of: preconception appointments, early and regular prenatal care, what to expect, prenatal vitamins, prenatal testing, and subsequent prenatal care after prior pregnancy loss.
Preparing for Appointments Following Diagnosis
To help you navigate the process of pregnancy continuation and prenatal care, we have created this helpful guide to preparing for appointments following diagnosis.