• Perinatal loss includes infertility during the preconception period, fetal death during pregnancy and infant death in the first year of life.
• Losing a wished-for child is startling and unexpected.
• Responses to this loss range from disappointment to life-changing anguish.
Rabah, K. A.
(2016). Infant Loss & Bereavement: A Journey for Families and Health Care Professionals. .