Journal article

Men's lived experiences of perinatal loss: A review of the literature

Van Nguyen, Meredith Temple-Smith, Jade Bilardi

AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Perinatal loss is often considered an emotionally and physically traumatic event for expectant parents. While there is strong evidence of its impact on women, limited research has independently explored men's lived experiences. AIM: This scoping review will examine current literature on the lived experiences of men whose partner has experienced a still-birth or miscarriage. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The scoping review identified relevant articles by systematically searching through four electronic databases utilising a PRISMA search strategy. Strict inclusion and exclusion criteria were applied to articles. The articles' reference lists were further scrutinised until no further artic..

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