I just arrived home tonight after attending another childbirth class reunion. Amongst my class offerings, I teach a seven week Lamaze series. Before class ends, the families and I plan a potluck class reunion to happen in one of their homes about four weeks after the final baby is due.
It is thought that traumatic childbirth affects up to 34% of all birthing women, but frequently there is inadequate prenatal preparation for what to do if an individual woman has this experiences and scant resources for women seeking support and help. The experiences are minimized and our society
Today on the blog, regular contributor Kathy Morelli shares information on an uncommon but very serious mental health disorder called pregnancy negation (pregnancy denial and pregnancy concealment) that can occur in women. This unusual phenomena may never have crossed your radar or you may hav
Today, Kathy Morelli shares the second part of her series on EMDR, and exams clinical opinions on the safety of EMDR as a treatment modality. You can find part one of Kathy's post on EMDR here. - SMThere is a lack of specific empirical research to support the safety or lack of safe
Today's post, the first of two, is written by regular contributor, Kathy Morelli, and provides some insight into a mode of therapy, EMDR, that can help women deal with birth trauma . Are you a provider who is trained in EMDR? Or have experienced it yourself? Share your thought sin