Making Space for Trauma in Childbirth | S2E4
Play • 55 min

Piyar and Kayte, inspired by a listener, discuss trauma in childbirth. We review examples of trauma, consequences of trauma and what we can do better.



 All Birth Trauma is Valid: Here's How to Have it Recognized and Get the Support You Need

2020 English C. Shortsleeve Parents


Beck CT. Middle Range Theory of Traumatic Childbirth: The Ever-Widening Ripple Effect. 
Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2015 Mar 18;2:2333393615575313. doi: 10.1177/2333393615575313. PMID: 28462301; PMCID: PMC5342633.


Beck, C. T., Watson, S., & Gable, R. K. (2018). Traumatic Childbirth and Its Aftermath: Is There Anything Positive?. The Journal of perinatal education, 27(3), 175–184.


Beck CT, Casavant S. Synthesis of Mixed Research on Posttraumatic Stress Related to Traumatic Birth. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2019 Jul;48(4):385-397. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2019.02.004. Epub 2019 Apr 5. PMID: 30958993.

Birth Trauma: Definition and Statistics by Penny Simkin, PT, PATTCh Founder 

Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu