Special Delivery: The Importance of Perinatal Loss Care

Melissa Petersen, RNC, MS, WHNP-BC
Perinatal Bereavement Clinician
Northside Hospital

The purpose/goal(s) of this activity is to enable healthcare providers to have a better understanding of the importance of perinatal loss care.


  • Develop a better understanding of the importance of quality perinatal bereavement care
  • Describe the importance of providing perinatal palliative care support
  • Describe 2 methods to educate and support staff caring for families with a perinatal loss
  • Explain the role of comprehensive support and follow up in patient outcomes
1.0 Contact Hour