A link between birth trauma and Post Natal Depression PND?

A new study by the University of Kent into the causes of Post Natal Depression has found that women who experience birth complications are 174% more likely to suffer from PND. Women who have a traumatic birth are 174% more likely to experience PND Approximately 50% of women in the UK experience 'red flag' experiences … Continue reading A link between birth trauma and Post Natal Depression PND?

What do mums say to themselves about childbirth?

    Childbirth can be confusing these days. We live in a society, dominated by social media, where we all compare ourselves to unreasonable standards. Its almost impossible not judge ourselves or to try and emulate somebody else's glamorous seeming life rather than focus on our own. As modern women we are expected to have … Continue reading What do mums say to themselves about childbirth?

The Hidden Cost of Birth Trauma

What is the hidden cost of birth trauma? Many women experience frightening and life-threatening experiences giving birth often coupled with a lack of emotional support or any dignity. As one traumatised client told me “No one prepared me that childbirth could be a ‘proper’ trauma”. Let’s face it – who has the time to prepare … Continue reading The Hidden Cost of Birth Trauma