25. Her Story: Postpartum trauma and recovery
Jessie Collins' first labor, delivery, and postpartum experience was nothing short of traumatic. To heal physically and emotionally from the maltreatment and bad judgments of her healthcare providers took years of extensive work, including EMDR and talk therapies. Jessie shares what she learned's about self-advocacy and how she and her care team prepared for a redemptive second birth experience.
EMDR therapy: https://www.emdria.org/page/emdr_therapy
Jessie's redemptive second birth story: https://www.hellomytribe.com/motherhood/a-redemptive-labor-experience/