Tag Archives: birth trauma
The Birth Class You WANT and the Birth Class You NEED aren’t always the same one
Choosing a birth class based on what we want to hear and how comfortable we feel may not be the best approach
Nicole is a writer!
I’ve been working hard since 2017 on educating people about birth trauma and the sharing of birth stories. Here are my published articles. https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/05/changing-the-way-we-share-our-difficult-birth-stories/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/06/when-a-positive-birth-story-is-a-problem/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/07/lets-rethink-how-we-view-childbirth-with-these-questions/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/08/what-to-do-when-our-first-childbirth-isnt-perfect-we-want-a-do-over/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/09/is-your-birth-story-really-your-own/ http://thenaturalparentmagazine.com/after-traumatic-birth-the-importance-of-healing-your-birth-story/ https://livingnow.com.au/support-difficult-birth-experience/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/07/3-ways-worrying-can-be-an-effective-part-of-our-birth-plan/ https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/05/why-there-is-no-choice-in-childbirth/
Busting Birth Trauma Myths
You might be surprised to know that around 30% of women describe their birth experience as traumatic, and somewhere between 1.5-9% of women end up with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after giving birth. Partners, family or friends who witness a birth can also suffer from birth trauma, as can Midwives, Doctors and Doula’s. Let’s […]