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Miscarriage and Stillbirth

  • By: Bronna D. Romanoff & Lisa M. Farley
  • In: Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience
  • Edited by: Clifton D. Bryant & Dennis L. Peck
  • Subject:Gerontology, Sociology of Dying & Death Studies, Lifespan & Developmental Psychology (general)

Pregnancy loss is a surprisingly common occurrence, but often goes unrecognized, unregistered, or unacknowledged. Medically, fetal death represents a challenge to the worldwide goal of reducing child mortality. Psychosocially, ...

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