Conducting research in a sensitive area



Perinatal loss has received widespread coverage with the Baby Loss Awareness Week that took place in October 2018. But what is it like to do research in such a sensitive area? This article offers a researcher’s reflections on the joys and pitfalls of conducting research on pregnancy termination for fetal abnormality.

Keywords: sensitive research, reflective account, perinatal bereavement, termination of pregnancy

How to Cite: Lafarge, C. (2018) “Conducting research in a sensitive area”, New Vistas. 4(2). doi: