Sorry Business and Perinatal Loss Tanya Martin: Aboriginal Midwife Clinical Co-ordinator Rural & Remote Poche Centre for Indigenous Health University of Sydney Precious Memories
Master of Philosophy • Research Proposal: • Understanding Sorry Business (Bereavement ) within Aboriginal Communities in Rural & Remote Areas of NSW, in regard to stillbirths & miscarriages. Hope
Concept Framework of the Research – Literature reviews • Biomedical Model of Midwifery . • History of Midwives competencies. • Health Policies on Stillbirths/Miscarriages. • Legislation (returning babies to country). • Rural and Remote Barriers. • WHO’s Document. Never Forgotten
History of culture in regard to Sorry Business in perinatal loss. • Aboriginal Spirituality & Beliefs. • Kinship Structure. • Cultural Significants of Returning to babies to Country. • Cultural safety issues in delivery suite. • Aboriginal women’s interviews. • Aboriginal bioethic? Is there one? • Submission for ethics approval. Love that can never be replaced.
Tribute to the loss of our children. Always remembered and honoured. Song: Precious Child by Karen Taylor