Gestational, Perinatal and Neonatal Loss: Emotional and Psychological Consequences on Mothers, Fathers and Healthcare Professionals

*Corresponding author: Fabiola Ortiz-Aparicio*, José R. Rodríguez-Gómez and Maribella Gonzalez-Viruet

Abstract

The current article contains compilation of significant contributions done by theorists over the years about the phenomenon of perinatal loss. The objective of this paper is to provide information about important emotional and psychological consequences on parents who suffer stillbirth. This article addresses identity issues of the mother, father, and their relationship as a couple. It also provides information on the psychological, emotional, and legal aftermath of healthcare professionals who assist during the process of loss.
Keywords
Patient-child; Healthcare professionals; Child death.