Birth trauma/post partum depression

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Birth trauma/post partum depression
Gave it its own post :-D Hope that is not too forward.
Also updated first link.

*Shattered Assumptions* by Janoff-Bulman
-trauma when you or your child was in danger during birth and thing went different than expected

*The Hidden Feelings of Motherood* by Kendall-Tackett
*Rebounding from Childbirth* by Madsen.
-depression, anxiety, or PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) after traumatic childbirth

An organization supporting women who have experienced birth-related trauma is hosted by the organization called "TABS" (Trauma and Birth Stress) out of New Zealand. Their site can be found at

In the US and Canada, an organization called "Postpartum Support International" (PSI) can be found at On the PSI site, you can find a list of mental health therapists trained to support women in the perinatal period, as well as list of support groups by region.

Healing Wounded Mothers

Wounded Mothers: Healing

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RE: Birth trauma/ost partum depression
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Arghhh.... please correct title :-)

Henci Goer

RE: Birth trauma/post partum depression
(in response to Archived User)
Done! -- Henci

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