One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage and one in four women in the US will have an abortion by the age of 45. Although these losses occur very differently, the grief experience is similar and affects men, women, family members and friends.
The Institute of Reproductive Grief Care's course for healthcare professionals, clinics, pregnancy centers, universities and social service agencies, can bring hope and healing to hurting people who may be suffering alone.
- Describe the grief experience after reproductive loss.
- Identify three compassionate care practices to facilitate grieving for those impacted by reproductive loss.
- Utilize new communication skills and healing resources.