this blog post contains sad news about fetal demise death and maceration if it is likely to cause any upset please press your back button now.
Sometimes an ultra sound scan determines that baby has sadly passed away in the womb. Delivery may occur naturally in few days or the pregnancy can be induced to deliver baby sooner and prevent any infection occurring inside the womb.
You may have heard the term Maceration of a fetus invetro
Maceration is the process of tissue degeneration which begins to occur as soon as an undelivered baby dies.
You may be scared at seeing baby that has been dead a few days in the womb.The midwives are very supportive and can explain in detail what baby will look like upon delivery to aliveate any fears you may have.
For very tiny babies they will be fragile so pick an outfit that had gentle openings you can find them easily at the tiny baby bereavement department of Cheeky Chums They will deliver quite quickly too to UK addresses.
references taken from Richard M. Pauli, M.D., Ph.D.