In this tenth episode of Midwifery Hour series four, Sue Macdonald, Curator of the Midwifery Festivals; Co editor of Mayes Midwifery (16th Edition) was joined by Rachael McGraph, Volunteer Manager, Birth Trauma Association and Dr Maeve O’Connell, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University.
About 30,000 women a year, according to the most recent research, experience birth trauma in the UK.
This episode explores birth trauma, its impact on women and their families, and how practitioners can reduce the risk of trauma and support affected women.
The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) are a charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma – a shorthand term for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth.
Host Sue Macdonald was joined by Rachael McGraph (Volunteer Manager, Birth Trauma Association) and Dr Maeve O’Connell (Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University).
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Dr Maeve O’Connell