Mourning the Dreams: How Parents Create Meaning from Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Early Infant Death

Mourning the Dreams: How Parents Create Meaning from Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Early Infant Death

by Claudia Malacrida

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Overview

An accessible and moving research account of parents’ experiences of grief and recovery after losing an infant during pregnancy, childbirth, or within the first month of life, drawing from the sociology of emotions, health research and psychology, her own experience, and a range of qualitative methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598742879
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Series
Pages: 183
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Claudia Malacrida is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Lethbridge and author of Cold Comfort: Mothers, Professionals, and Attention Deficit Disorder (2003 University of Toronto Press).

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