The Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance’s Education Committee in collaboration with the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee presented the webinar series, “Connecting Through Distance and Diversity,” the series reflects the theme of ‘Expanding Our Reach: Addressing Emerging Issues in Perinatal Bereavement’.

The 2021-22 PLIDA Perinatal Bereavement Webinar Series allowed stakeholders an opportunity to explore new and developing issues in perinatal bereavement; such as racial and cultural disparities, subsequent pregnancy following loss, and how to support grieving patients during a time of visitor restrictions.

Webinar Series Objectives

- Explore ways of increasing inclusivity in perinatal bereavement care to families. 
 -Explore ways of increasing inclusivity/diversity among health care provider teams.
- Examine the unique challenges and sensitivities surrounding pregnancy after a loss.
- Discuss ways of translating research findings into clinical practice. 
- Provide opportunities for relationship building among parent advocates, educators, clinical care providers, and researchers. 
- Review the effectiveness of various subgroup models. 
- Describe principles and practice of self-care.

Upcoming Webinars 


December 8, 2022Managing Ambiguity: Caring for a mother experiencing a stillbirth presented by Natasha Nurse-Clarke, PhD, RN.