“Uniting efforts for the prevention of perinatal death and the improvement of bereavement care in Latin America.”

#Awareness2022 is the First LatinAmerican Congress specialized in perinatal death prevention and perinatal bereavement care that will bring together the main actors involved in the subject: scientific researchers, health professionals, organizations for parents and families, among others.
Our main goal/objective is to share and exchange both experience/experiences and research of the most up-to-date content with the commitment of consolidating approaches to continue working together by repeating this meeting with a biennal frequency.

“Uniting efforts for the prevention of perinatal death and the improvement of bereavement care in Latin America. ”

#Awareness2022 is the First LatinAmerican Congress specialized in perinatal death prevention and perinatal bereavement care that will bring together the main actors involved in the subject: scientific researchers, health professionals, organizations for parents and families, among others.
Our main goal/objective is to share and exchange both experience/experiences and research of the most up-to-date content with the commitment of consolidating approaches to continue working together by repeating this meeting with a biennal frequency.

Facebook Community Accelerator 2021

Jessica Ruidiaz is one of 130 leaders chosen for this program from around the world. She created “Era en Abril” Foundation a year after the death of her first daughter, Sofía, who was barely two months old. Through her Foundation, she developed people to help other people not grieve alone in grief. Her community helped thousands of people who lost their babies and helped break down the taboo that perinatal death represents. In addition, from its Foundation, she participated in various investigations and international congresses to improve care related to grief and the prevention of perinatal death.
Our conference is part of this program that helps leaders from around the world harness the power of their communities and transform their high-impact ideas into action.

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IMMERSIVE REALITY EVENT

We are the first Latin American congress on the subject with experts from around the world. We aim to exchange dialogue based on science to prevent, save lives and accompany perinatal grief.

PROGRAM

PROGRAM

Bereavement care: part of the solution.

16:00

Opening.

Jessica Ruidiaz / Susannah Hopkins Leisher

16:10

Global health context.

Susannah Hopkins Leisher

16:30

Unexpected infant death and intrauterine death: Need for an interdisciplinary approach. Uruguayan experience.

Virginia Kanopa

16:50

Spatial analysis of intrauterine fetal deaths in Argentina (1994-2019).

Damián Taire / Virginia Ramallo

17:10

Mutual aid group in Chile.

Yamilet Salvador Arévalo

17:40

Comprehensive perinatal loss bereavement care. Hospital Rawson's model.

Andrea Caceres

18:00

Colibrí Institutional Protocol: prenatal and fetal death

Alejandro Santiago Pittaro

18:20

25 years of experience in perinatal bereavement care: Maternidad Sarda.

María Rosa Ramirez

18:40

Panel 1: Bereavement care: part of the solution.

Demystifying taboos: breaking the silence.

10:00

Conversations with parents: how to break down taboos.

Marta Cohen

10:20

Bereavement Treatment training from a humanistic perspective.

Jessica Ruidiaz

10:40

Impact of the loss of a baby on a family.

Familia Garrote-Deriso

11:10

Caring for women in pregnancies after loss.

Alex Heazell

11:30

Identity Law for babies who died in the womb.

Agostina Bianconi

11:50

Taboos in the medical community.

Cinthia Hernandorena

12:10

How MRI can help parents experiencing perinatal death.

Elspeth Whitby

12:30

Panel 2: Demystifying taboos: breaking the silence.

Challenges and opportunities: where we want to go.

10:00

The role of fetal movement awareness in reducing stillbirth.

Vicki Flenady

10:20

Memory Box Launch.

Antonela Deriso

10:40

Action protocol in perinatal death.

Jessica Ruidiaz

11:00

Fetal death in thrombophilia and pregnancy: what obstetricians should know.

José Omar Latino

11:30

Thrombophilia in pregnancy: one of the causes of gestational death.

Carla SeptierT&E

11:50

Causes of intrauterine fetal death: Maternidad Sardá experience.

Cinthia Hernandorena

12:10

Causal aspects of intrauterine death in SAR-CoV2 infection.

Marta Cohen

12:30

Perinatal loss impact on the health care provider.

Claudia Ravaldi

12:50

Panel 3: Closing + Memorial.

COMITÉS

Organized by the ERA EN ABRIL Foundation: the first non-profit organization in Latin America that provides support to parents of babies who have died during pregnancy, childbirth or after birth. It provides comprehensive support at different levels, a mutual aid group, professional accompaniment professionals specialized in mourning due to perinatal death; offers information, advice and training to health professionals and promotes prevention and awareness programs related to the issue.
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Clr. Jessica E. Ruidiaz

Counselor (Psychological Consultant) Specialist in Perinatal Grief and Post Loss Pregnancies. Founder and President of “Era en Abril” Foundation.

Dra. Agostina Bianconi

Lawyer. Vice President and Director of the Legal Team of “Era en Abril” Foundation.

Débora Staffolani

Director of the Press Team and Coordinators of “Era en Abril” Foundation.

Antonella Deriso

Director of the Administration and Sales Team of “Era en Abril” Foundation.

Noelia Severo

Director of the Design Team and Community manager of “Era en Abril” Foundation.

Profesora Marta C. Cohen

OBE for groundbreaking services to the treatment of Sudden Death Syndrome. Medical graduate from the UNLP, Doctor of Medicine (UBA), Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (London, UK) Diploma in Medical Education (UNLP). Pediatric Pathologist at Sheffield Children's Hospital and Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield.

Clr. Jessica E. Ruidiaz

Counselor (Consultora Psicológica) Especialista en Duelo Perinatal y Embarazos Post Pérdida. Fundadora y Presidenta de la Fundación Era en Abril. Board of Directors- International Stillbirth Alliance Advisory Group - THE LANCET Stillbirth SeriesMember of SAWG Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group WHO-OMS Member of PMNCH - WHO - OMS

Dr. Alejandro Santiago Pittaro

Consulting Specialist in Obstetrics. Head of Obstetrics Service. Maternal Fetal Medicine. Raul Larcade Hospital. San Miguel. Associate Professor in Obstetrics. UBA. Director of the course of Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology. UBA. San Miguel headquarters. Mentor and Coordinator of the Colibri Protocol and in charge of Perinatal Palliative Care at Larcade Hospital.

Co-chair. Claire Storey

Board Member of the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA), Co-Chair of the ISA Conferences Working Group and Lay Board Member of Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre, at the University of Manchester in the UK. She is currently studying for a Masters in Global Public Health at Queen Mary University of London and was recently appointed Senior Advisor to the WHO-funded Parent Voices Initiative, which seeks to raise the voice and engagement of parents grieving stillbirth. and strengthen advocacy for stillbirth prevention and post-stillbirth bereavement support.

Dra. Virginia Kanopa

Specialist in Pediatrics and Neuropediatrics. Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Republic UDELAR. Montevideo, Uruguay. President of the Sudden and Unexpected Infant Death Committee of the Latin American Association of Pediatrics - ALAPE. Member of the Committee for the study and prevention of sudden and unexpected infant death of the Uruguayan Society of Pediatrics - SUP. Member of the Executive Board of the International Society of Study and Prevention on Sudden Infant Death - ISPID. Active member of the American Association of SIDS Prevention Physicians - AASPP.

Dra. Hernandorena Cintia

Physician specialist in Pathological Anatomy UBA. Former Resident and Head of Residents HIGA Pirovano. CABA Specialist in Perinatal Pathology. Staff Physician, Ramón Sardá Maternal and Child Hospital. Buenos Aires. Argentina. Collaborating Physician Perinatal Pathology Office Dra. Mazzitelli. Buenos Aires. Consultant in Perinatal Pathology CEMIC Buenos Aires. Argentina.

Débora Staffolani

Director of the Press Team and Coordinators of "Era en Abril" Foundation.

Dahiana Romero

Coordinator of the Group for parents of Uruguay of "Era en Abril".

Yamilet Salvador Arevalo

Coordinator of the Parents Group of Punta Arenas, Chile of "Era en Abril"

Yaqueline Scarpino

Coordinator of the Group for parents of Lobos, Buenos Aires Province of "Era en Abril" Foundation.

Noelia Magnífico

Official Staff, Founding Group of "Era en Abril" Foundation.

Soledad Lescano

Official Staff, Founding Group of "Era en Abril" Foundation.

Alejandra Hernández

Coordinator of the Group for parents of Guadalajara, Mexico of "Era en Abril".

Mariana Litta

Administrator of the Thrombophilia and Pregnancy Group, Argentina.

Carla Septier

Administrator of the Thrombophilia and Pregnancy Group, Argentina.

Marianela Cupparo

Administrator of the Thrombophilia and Pregnancy Group, Argentina and sub-groups from different countries.

It is the ritual to honor our babies, thanking and remembering their lives with love. We will share the new initiatives to honor them in our congress soon.

BECOME A SPEAKER

We open the call to invite bereavement specialists, health professionals, researchers, parents organizations and families to join and promote the event by being part of the talks. To apply you have to meet the requirements to send an abstract with the proposed topic. A committee of experts will review the applications.

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#Awareness2022 is an outstanding forum for discovery of researchers in Latin America. It is the First Latin American Congress on Prevention and perinatal death and perinatal bereavement and will include both scientific and sociocultural content that will provide a framework for learning, exchange of ideas and the development of collaboration opportunities for attendees.
We will develop the highest possible quality in talks and speakers, including research and/or scientific novelties.

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This event has been completed, we will update the registrations for the next edition of the 2024 congress.

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MEMORY BOX

It´s a tool to accompany, contain and heal the loss and go through mourning integrating the inevitable emotions and feelings of pain, which are best approached from the psychological, social and affective recognition of that life. We will make its official launch during the conference with an exclusive presale.

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