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Title: Understanding the journey to motherhood following previous pregnancy loss
Author: Sun, Hui-Lin
ISNI:       0000 0001 3490 2414
Awarding Body: University of Ulster
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2008
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The experience of pregnancy loss is difficult and psychologically challenging. Over 14,000 women experience pregnancy loss in Taiwan annually. This thesis set out to understand the journey women travel from pregnancy loss to subsequent pregnancy and eventual motherhood. The design was exploratory, descriptive and action research focused in order to inform practice development. Initially, a phenomenological approach was selected and six Asia women described their experience of birthing a healthy baby following previous pregnancy loss. Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis was used to analyse the transcripts. Subsequently, a structured literature search identified the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS) information package as an appropriate information resource.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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