Combining Regional Expertise to Form a Bereavement Support Alliance

Friedrichs, Judy B.; Kobler, Kathie; Roose, Rosmarie E.; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 39(3):198-204, May/June 2014.

It's rare when a small professional organization is able to sustain itself for decades, and even more rare when it grows and thrives.

Perinatal Grief in Latino Parents

Whitaker, Claudia; Kavanaugh, Karen; Klima, Carrie

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 35(6):341-345, November/December 2010.

Methods of expressing bereavement differ in varying cultures. For those who care for Latina mothers, it is imperative to know how Latinas deal with the difficult issue of perinatal grief.

Meaningful Moments: The Use of Ritual in Perinatal and Pediatric Death

Kobler, Kathie; Limbo, Rana; Kavanaugh, Karen

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 32(5):288-295, September/October 2007.

Rituals are used in all societies to help deal with grief and bereavement. These authors describe the rituals often seen in the care of families facing perinatal and pediatric death.