Community-Based Doula Support: A qualitative study at Valley Medical Center in South King County, WA

By: Sarah Davis, MA-MCHS

black woman's pregnant belly with gold etching on her tummy

Bringing DEIB to Birth Trauma Prevention Work 

By Dominique Vincent
How to Bring DEIB into your birth trauma prevention practice.

A healthy meal. Eating the rainbow

A Doula POV: 5 Helpful Tips to Prevent/Minimize Pregnancy and Birth Trauma

By Cheryl Chan

There are many ways to prevent birth trauma. Here are the top 5 tips from a seasoned doula.

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Birth Experiences Matter

By Muna Bashir
How do your clients feel when you interact with them?

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Poem by Suzanne Swanson from What Other Worlds: Postpartum Poems, Ytterli Press, 2013.

Pregnancy Loss Trauma

Living Through Traumatic Birth: Loss, Grief, and Recovery

By Katie Rohs, Doula, former PATTCh Board Member. How has traumatic birth impacted your life? An easier question to answer might be “how hasn’t traumatic birth impacted my life”.

Penny Simkin PSI Address

PSI Address Penny Simkin (2011)

A task for new mothers is to put their birth experience into words – to make sense of it, to figure out what happened. It’s often a painful struggle, comes out “in pieces”, and they feel frustrated that they keep talking in circles.