Why terminology matters when it comes to pregnancy loss

The recently released National Standards for Bereavement Care Following Pregnancy Loss and Perinatal Death chose to use the term “life-limiting condition” rather than fatal or lethal foetal abnormality. They did so while recognising that some parents would not choose to describe their child’s condition as life-limiting. So why use it rather than fatal or lethal foetal abnormality? …

Please follow the link to read Breda O’Brien’s article from The Irish Times >>