21. Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective

May 5, 2019 @ 18:00 – 18:50 UTC Timezone
Room 1, Big Blue Button

Anne Marie RennieSpeaker: Anne Marie Rennie
Facilitator: Pandora Hardtman

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Miscarriage is a common occurrence and midwives are often there to support women and their partners. Previous research into the psychological impact of miscarriage has taken a pathogenic approach, with limited research examining the factors that relate to enhanced psychological wellbeing i.e. factors that help women cope with miscarriage. As a result, it is difficult to understand what predicts lower anxiety, depression and higher wellbeing. In order to address such gaps, this presentation will share my PhD findings which took a mixed methods approach, to identify factors related to enhanced psychological wellbeing over time. Midwives can support women who experience miscarriage better, when they understand the impact of miscarriage and what helps enhance the psychological wellbeing of women.

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