"As many as 200,000 UK women may feel traumatised by childbirth and develop some of the symptoms of PTSD. Many fathers and babies also experience birth trauma often with long lasting impact on families. " The Birth Trauma Association
Samantha Cambray states that Birth trauma can have far reaching and often unexpected effects. Often the relationship between the parents of the baby can fail, not only due to the new pressures of caring for a child, but the myriad of feelings towards each other that may ensue after a traumatic labour and birth'.
The effects of preventing or healing birth trauma can be profound, not just for the immediate health, happiness of families right now but also for future generations to come..