PLIDA serves as leaders in perinatal and neonatal bereavement care. We do this through education, advocacy and networking for health care providers and parent advocates. We promote the highest quality of consistent evidence based care for all families.
PLIDA’s overriding goal is to support those whose work supports bereaved families.
PLIDA serves this mission and accomplishes this vision by
Being a professional membership organization for health care practitioners and parent advocates
Providing opportunities for members to share support, resources, and information on implementing the highest standards of perinatal bereavement care (http://plida.org/members/video/)
Developing and maintaining educational resources for members only, along with a members-only networking space (http://plida.org/members/)
Collaborating with allied organizations
Producing position statements on the emotional aspects of perinatal bereavement care in clinical settings (http://plida.org/position-statements/)
Producing practice guidelines that illustrate relationship-based bereavement care (http://plida.org/position-statements/practice-guidlines/)
Maintaining a comprehensive list of resources online (http://plida.org/members/resources/)
Sponsoring a biennial international conference
Promoting the provision of comprehensive care for bereaved families after a loss and throughout the continuum of childbearing