Birth Trauma

Working through birth trauma helps women to take back control over their bodies and births.

Birth Grief – It’s As Real As Life Gets

Birth Grief – It’s As Real As Life Gets

Birth trauma is starting to see the light of day, but birth grief is still languishing in the dark. Do you have birth grief? Learn more about how it might impact on you, and help explain it to others.…

Birth Trauma: Is There A Healing Timeline?

Birth Trauma: Is There A Healing Timeline?

Women who are experiencing birth trauma or grief are often desperate to understand how long it will impact on them. There is no healing timeline, but there are some things you can do to help you out.…

Birth After Previous Birth Trauma

Birth After Previous Birth Trauma

Have you experienced birth trauma? Are you now expecting another baby, or planning to try and conceive one soon? Here are ten tips on managing your past trauma before and during your next birth.…

Let’s Stop Denying Birth Rape Already

Let’s Stop Denying Birth Rape Already

People are horrified when they hear the term BIRTH RAPE to describe an experience with a maternity care provider, but birth rape is a real thing, and qualifications do not prevent rapists from raping.…

Birth Trauma: When Your Friend Has A Baby

Birth Trauma: When Your Friend Has A Baby

When you have birth trauma it can be incredibly triggering to see your friends planning their own births, and it can leave us feeling very . Here are six easy tips on managing Vicarious Birth Trauma.…

No More Caesarean Guilt

No More Caesarean Guilt

Have you recently read something about the risks of caesareans that left you feeling wretched? We need to find a way to balance the risks of triggering some women, with information sharing for others.…

Birth Trauma Explained for Fathers

Birth Trauma Explained for Fathers

Putting birth trauma into words so that men can understand it can be difficult, so here we've done it for you! Birth trauma doesn’t have to divide you, it can bring you closer together, if only you can find a way to talk about it and accept that you can not fix it.…

Birth Trauma Is Selfless, Not Selfish!

Birth Trauma Is Selfless, Not Selfish!

Telling women to focus on their healthy baby and denying stories of birth trauma and grief is a social sickness. Women would do anything for their babies, and how they feel about birth is unrelated.…