Advancement Committee

The 2021 PLIDA Perinatal Bereavement Webinar Series will allow stakeholders an opportunity to explore new and developing issues in perinatal bereavement such as maternal death, racial and cultural disparities, subsequent pregnancy following loss, and the provision of bereavement support in locations such as emergency departments and operating rooms. The Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance’s Education Committee, in collaboration with the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, is presenting the webinar series, “Connecting Through Distance and Diversity,” that reflects the theme of Expanding our reach: Addressing emerging issues in perinatal bereavement. Webinar Series objectives Identify potential causes of disparity in neonatal and maternal mortality rates among varying populations. Explore ways of increasing inclusivity in perinatal bereavement care to families. Explore ways of increasing inclusivity/diversity among health care provider teams. Discuss ways of translating research findings into clinical practice. Provide opportunities for relationship building among parent advocates, educators, clinical care providers, and researchers. Describe principles and practice of self-care.

Created by Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance, PLIDA.