Introduction Chapter 1: What is birth trauma? Chapter 2: You and your baby Chapter 3: Partners, family and friends Chapter 4: Treatment and recovery Chapter 5: Taking action Chapter 6: Getting better Glossary References Appendix: Further information Index
Kim Thomas is the CEO for the Birth Trauma Association as well as an experienced journalist, with her articles on pregnancy, birth and parenting appearing in a number of national newspapers including The Guardian, The Independent, The Times and the Financial Times.
'An excellent book about the difficult, and often misunderstood, condition that is birth trauma. Highly recommend - clearly written, concise and practical. Useful for birth trauma sufferers, partners and friends as well as valuable for NCT practitioners.' NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST (NCT) 'An important, readable and cathartic book for anyone who has had a difficult birth, the kind that haunts you months or even years later. Suitable for women whether they have been diagnosed with PTSD/PND or not, as well as friends, family and health professionals.' MUMSNET 'A thorough, thoughtful, helpful book - an invaluable aide for friends and family of birth trauma sufferers' MUMMY SAYS