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Subsequent Pregnancy & Grief

  • Franche, R., & Bulow, C. (1999). The impact of a subsequent pregnancy on grief and emotional adjustment following a perinatal loss. Infant Mental Health Journal20(2), 175-187.
  • Lasker, J. N., & Toedter, L. J. (2000). Predicting Outcomes after Pregnancy Loss: Results from Studies Using the Perinatal Grief Scale. Illness, Crisis & Loss8(4), 350.
  • O’Leary, J. (2004). Grief and its impact on prenatal attachment in the subsequent pregnancy. Archives Of Women’s Mental Health7(1), 7-18. doi:10.1007/s00737-003-0037-1
  • Peter, B. (2006). Relation between grief and subsequent pregnancy status 13 months after perinatal bereavement.Journal Of Perinatal Medicine34(3), 207-211.

Subsequent Pregnancy & Mental Health

  • Bergner, A., Beyer, R., Klapp, B. F., & Rauchfuss, M. (2008). Pregnancy after early pregnancy loss: A prospective study of anxiety, depressive symptomatology and coping. Journal Of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology29(2), 105-113. doi:10.1080/01674820701687521
  • Bicking Kinsey, C., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Zhu, J., & Kjerulff, K. (2015). Effect of Previous Miscarriage on Depressive Symptoms During Subsequent Pregnancy and Postpartum in the First Baby Study. Maternal & Child Health Journal,19(2), 391-400. doi:10.1007/s10995-014-1521-0
  • Campbell-Jackson, L., Bezance, J., & Horsch, A. (2014). “A renewed sense of purpose”: Mothers’ and fathers’ experience of having a child following a recent stillbirth. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth14(1), 398-418. doi:10.1186/s12884-014-0423-x
  • Cote-Arsenault D, Donato K. Emotional cushioning in pregnancy after perinatal loss. Journal Of Reproductive & Infant Psychology [serial online]. February 2011;29(1):81-92. Available from: Academic Search Premier, Ipswich, MA. Accessed May 14, 2015.
  • Gaudet, C. (2010). Pregnancy after perinatal loss: association of grief, anxiety and attachment. Journal Of Reproductive & Infant Psychology28(3), 240-251. doi:10.1080/02646830903487342
  • Denise, C. (2007). Threat Appraisal, Coping, and Emotions Across Pregnancy Subsequent to Perinatal Loss.Nursing Research56(2), 108-116.
  • Giannandrea, S. A., Cerulli, C., Anson, E., & Chaudron, L. H. (2013). Increased Risk for Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders Among Women with Past Pregnancy Loss. Journal Of Women’s Health (15409996)22(9), 760-768. doi:10.1089/jwh.2012.4011
  • Gong, X., Hao, J., Tao, F., Zhang, J., Wang, H., & Xu, R. (2013). Pregnancy loss and anxiety and depression during subsequent pregnancies: data from the C-ABC study. European Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynecology & Reproductive Biology166(1), 30-36. doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2012.09.024
  • Kersting, A., Kroker, K., Schlicht, S., Baust, K., & Wagner, B. (2011). Efficacy of cognitive behavioral internet-based therapy in parents after the loss of a child during pregnancy: pilot data from a randomized controlled trial. Archives Of Women’s Mental Health, 14(6), 465-477. doi:10.1007/s00737-011-0240-4
  • Kolte AM, Olsen LR, Mikkelsen EM, Christiansen OB, Nielsen HS. Depression and emotional stress is highly prevalent among women with recurrent pregnancy loss. Hum Reprod. 2015 Apr;30(4):777-82.
  • O’Leary, J. (2005). THE TRAUMA OF ULTRASOUND DURING A PREGNANCY FOLLOWING PERINATAL LOSS. Journal Of Loss & Trauma10(2), 183-204. doi:10.1080/15325020590908876

Loss & Mental Health

Subsequent Pregnancy & Physical Health

  • Mills, T., Ricklesford, C., Cooke, A., Heazell, A., Whitworth, M., & Lavender, T. (2014). Parents’ experiences and expectations of care in pregnancy after stillbirth or neonatal death: a metasynthesis. BJOG: An International Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynaecology121(8), 943-950. doi:10.1111/1471-0528.12656
  • Ofir, K., Kalter, A., Moran, O., Sivan, E., Schiff, E., & Simchen, M. J. (2013). Subsequent pregnancy after stillbirth: obstetrical and medical risks. Journal Of Perinatal Medicine41(5), 543-548. doi:10.1515/jpm-2013-0013
  • O’Leary, J. (2005). THE TRAUMA OF ULTRASOUND DURING A PREGNANCY FOLLOWING PERINATAL LOSS.Journal Of Loss & Trauma10(2), 183-204. doi:10.1080/15325020590908876
  • RÅDESTAD, I., HUTTI, M., SÄFLUND, K., ONELÖV, E., & WREDLING, R. (2010). Advice given by health-care professionals to mothers concerning subsequent pregnancy after stillbirth. Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica89(8), 1084-1086. doi:10.3109/00016341003657926
  • Robson, S. J., Leader, L. R., Bennett, M. J., & Dear, K. G. (2010). Do women’s perceptions of care at the time of unexplained stillbirth influence their wishes for management in subsequent pregnancy? An Internet-based empirical study. Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research36(1), 108-114. doi:10.1111/j.1447-0756.2009.01113.x

Subsequent Pregnancy & Special Considerations

  • Mandell, F., & Wolfe, L. C. (1975). Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Subsequent Pregnancy. Pediatrics56(5), 774.
  • O’Leary, J., Warland, J., & Parker, L. (2011). Bereaved Parents’ Perception of the Grandparents’ Reactions to Perinatal Loss and the Pregnancy That Follows. Journal Of Family Nursing17(3), 330-356. doi:10.1177/1074840711414908

Subsequent Pregnancy & Support

  • Carlson, R., Lammert, C., & O’leary, J. M. (2012). THE EVOLUTION OF GROUP AND ONLINE SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED PERINATAL OR NEONATAL LOSS. Illness, Crisis & Loss20(3), 275-293. doi:10.2190/IL.20.3.e
  • Côté-Arsenault, D., & Freije, M. M. (2004). Support Groups Helping Women Through Pregnancies After Loss.Western Journal Of Nursing Research26(6), 650-670. doi:10.1177/0193945904265817
  • Wheeler, S. R. (2000). A Loss of Innocence and a Gain in Vulnerability: Subsequent Pregnancy after a Loss. Illness, Crisis & Loss8(3), 310.

Parenting the Child Born After a Loss

  • O’Leary, J. (2009). Never a simple journey: pregnancy following perinatal loss. Bereavement Care28(2), 12-17. doi:10.1080/02682620902996004
  • O’Leary, J., & Warland, J. (2012). Intentional Parenting of Children Born After a Perinatal Loss. Journal Of Loss & Trauma17(2), 137-157. doi:10.1080/15325024.2011.595297

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