Birth Trauma: Definition and Statistics

by Penny Simkin, PT, PATTCh Founder Between 25 and 34 per cent of women report that their births were traumatic(1-7). A birth is said to be traumatic when the individual (mother, father, or other witness (8)) believes the mother’s or her baby’s life was in danger, or that a serious threat to the mother’s or … Continue reading Birth Trauma: Definition and Statistics