Registration for PLIDA's International Perinatal Bereavement Conference is now open! Take advantage of early rates! 


Scholarships Available! 

PLIDA (Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance) is proud to announce that with the support of funding through PCORI*, we will be awarding 27 conference scholarships to professional care providers, parent advocates, and researchers exhibiting financial need who would like to attend the 21st International Perinatal Bereavement Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on October 24 - 27, 2018.

These scholarships are intended to provide financial assistance to those who would otherwise be unable to pay for the conference registration fee. The goals of the conference are to a) support members in networking; b) improve the overall state of perinatal bereavement care through evidence-based knowledge translation; and c) enhance connections among professional care providers, parent advocates, and researchers.

There are a total of 27 scholarships available, 9 for each of the following 3 groups:

  • - Professional Care Providers
  • - Parent Advocates
  • - Researchers



Receive Discounted Conference Rates! 

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Fees include attendance at all conference sessions, plus breakfast and lunch, on the days for which you are registered. In addition, preconference fees include breakfast for attendees registered for morning or full-day preconference sessions. Your registration also includes all conference materials and access to the exhibits and poster area. To receive the early registration rates, your registration must be completed online by August 30, 2018. This date is firm, with no exceptions.

Payment: Credit card is the preferred method of payment. Should you have any issues with this method or other registration questions, please contact Rossana Urbina,

Cancellation policy: Full refunds, less a $100 processing fee, are available only before September 23, 2018. If you are  transferring your registration to a colleague, a $50 transfer fee applies. In order to receive a refund or transfer, you must notify conference management in writing by September 23, 2018 by emailing Rossana Urbina at If you do not cancel or transfer by this date, payment in full is still due, even if you do not attend the conference.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability that might require special accommodations, please e-mail your needs to Rossana Urbina ( or call her at 888-693-1435.

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