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To many, losing a child is too traumatic an experience to process. Yet many parents feel that fetal death is downplayed. “In part, this originates in the fact that over centuries and millennia, stillborn children have been seen as ‘freaks’ in many cultures around the world." says Juha Itkonen, a grief researcher and pastor. Itkonen has created a four-pronged coping model for those who come into contact with people experiencing a crisis.
All manifestations of grief require acknowledgement in cases of fetal death | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Both recovery and the processing of loss should be taken into account in grief caused by fetal death, a recent doctoral dissertation indicates.