Answer No


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.