This article discusses the project developed in the nursing post-graduate program at the State University of Maringá, in partnership with the University of Quebec in Outaouais. Objectives: To analyze the pre-natal and post-partum care of women who have suffered stillbirth in order to understand their grieving process. Method: Analysis of time series data from the Mortality Information System (SIM); in the second phase, qualitative and descriptive research with women who have suffered stillbirth in Maringá, PR and the province of Gatineau (Canada). The data collection will be conducted via SIM and interviews using a semi-structured questionnaire. Statistical and technical content analysis will be used for data analysis purposes.
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