“It wasn’t supposed to be this way”: Birth trauma & the role of the doula

When someone shares with you they’ve had a “traumatic birth”, do you know:

  •  How to respond?
  • Where to refer?birth trauma

We’re seeing more and more clients who report their births were traumatic, but more often than not, the birth story is the window into deeper feelings of sadness, grief & loss, powerlessness and loss of trust which proceeded the birth experience, and gets entangled within the birthing narrative.

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