Many families and medical professionals find it helpful to know what the medical community has learned about life-limiting conditions. We’ve gathered several evidence-based scientific studies that look at the physical and emotional health of the mother, father, and child.
Grief & Pregnancy Loss
In a 2015 Duke University study, women who continued their terminal pregnancy generally experienced less psychiatric distress than those who did not.
Perinatal Hospice & Palliative Care
A 2013 study shows why a multidisciplinary team approach—from the time of initial diagnosis all the way through postnatal care—may best assist your emotional and physical needs.
Parents who receive counseling support immediately after receiving a prenatal diagnosis may experience less anxiety than those who wait, a 2015 study shows.