Birth Trauma

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

MYTH BUSTED: A Caesarean Isn’t Easy

MYTH BUSTED: A Caesarean Isn’t Easy

Have you been told that your caesarean was easy? Have we really reached a point in medical advancement where caesarean surgery is easier than vaginal birth?…

Self Help – No Help for Birth Trauma

Self Help – No Help for Birth Trauma

Popular self help strategies of forgiveness force women to adopt the “At Least You Got A Healthy Baby” mantra into their own belief system, thus succinctly silencing multiple complex emotions.…

At Least You Got A Healthy Baby

At Least You Got A Healthy Baby

Is a healthy baby really the most important thing? How did we reach a point where the health and wellbeing of mothers - who are expected to care for babies - is all but forgotten?…

Dignity in Birth is Essential

Dignity in Birth is Essential

Dignity in childbirth is a necessity, not an optional extra that is awarded to a select group of women. We do not expect women with breast cancer, or men with prostate cancer to “leave their dignity at the door”.…

The Seven Stages of Birth Grief

The Seven Stages of Birth Grief

The seven stages of grief are a well documented psychological phenomenon. Find out how they come into play with birth trauma and grief. Learn about why you aren't "just happy you got a healthy baby".…