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When an Infant Dies: Cross Cultural Expressions of Grief and Loss III

This bulletin summarizes a panel presentation from the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program’s Fifth National Conference, held August 12–14, 2004 in Washington, D.C. It explores the cultural traditions of Hmong, African American, and Jewish families grieving the loss of an infant. The Bulletin is the third in a series focused on cross-cultural grief and loss. The introduction contains an updated review of the literature on grief and loss. Click here to view and download PDF.

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