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.
In this series about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Part One looked at qualitative research evaluating EMDR as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (childbirth onset). In Part Two, EMDR clinicians weighed in on their feelings about the safety of EMDR during pregna
Regular contributor Walker Karraa wraps up her interview with Jennifer Carney, who became active with The Preeclampsia Foundation and the Unexpected Project after suffering from eclampsia while pregnant with her second child. Have you had to answer any questions in your classes or with your clients
In May of this year, three leading midwifery organizations, American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM), Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) and National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM) jointly released a statement titled "Supporting Healthy and Normal Physiologic Chi
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