I first became interested in childbirth-related psychological trauma in 1990. Twenty-three years ago, it was not something researchers were interested in studying. I found only one study, and it reported that there was norelation between women’s birth experiences and their emotional health.
Science & Sensibility welcomes new contributor, Penny Simkin, PT, CCE, CD(DONA). Thank you for sharing your decades-long experience and expertise with us! IntroductionAfter the health of mother and baby, labor pain is the greatest concern of women, their partners, and their caregivers. Nur