HOW TO HEAL FROM A DIFFICULT BIRTH- Labor and birth is more than just a physical endeavor. Your mind and emotions are an integral part of the journey, fueled by hormones and the knowledge that your world is about to change. We plan for so much of the pregnancy to account for every little moment of birth, but what happens when the plans fall through and you're faced with a difficult birth? Or when you are blindsided with birth trauma, for any reason? Or no reason at all?
The birth of my daughter was difficult, after 3 days in labor and an unexpected c-section, I am left dealing with a lot of unanswered questions including post-traumatic stress disorder for birth trauma.
Tips for healing from birth trauma. Well written - while I would not classify any of my births as traumatic, these are great tips for any mom who is having a hard time overcoming trauma from a birth that didn't go quite as planned. Birth trauma is a VERY real thing and must be addressed (and stopped on the end of our health care providers)!