Episode 123 - Christine Scott: Shadow Grief: Perinatal Loss and Bereavement

Monday, July 08, 2013, 9:24:17 AM

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In this episode, Christine Scott defines perinatal loss and discusses the impact of perinatal bereavement on the parents and family. Using her personal experience with this type loss as a backdrop, Ms. Scott describes the effect of perinatal bereavement on the individual and family, and offers suggestions for the social work response at all three levels of practice.

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Average Rating: 5stars  perinatal loss & bereavement, Sunday, March 16, 2014

By Allison E. :

This was an extremely interesting podcast to listen to. Christine Scott's openness about such an emotional subject was enlightening. When Christine states that with the loss of a child "a piece of the future is lost" and the "betrayal of ones own body," it provides an explanation for why society feels so hesitant to discuss the subject of the loss of a child. One of the most interesting subjects that Christine explored was the type of support WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network provides, primarily the burying and cremation support. While a family is grieving, preparations to say goodbye to the child is most likely not what the family is thinking about. Again, this podcast was extremely interesting. I strongly feel that individuals with little interest or knowledge of perinatal loss and bereavement would enjoy this podcast.

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Average Rating: 5stars  great podcast on perinatal loss & bereavement, Wednesday, July 10, 2013

By Angel G. Graham :

I highly recommend that others listen to Christine's podcast on this subject matter as she is not only open with sharing her own personal experience with perinatal loss and bereavement but explains how best individuals can assist and be of benefit to others who are dealing with this type of loss. The podcast also provides valuable links to WNY resources for families that are dealing with this difficult life experience.

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