Resources for Birth Trauma Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
WellMama provides a variety of support to women and their families struggling with birth trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and pregnancy or postpartum anxiety and mood disorders. Those struggling with these emotions are welcome to call our hotline at 1-800-896-0410 to participate in our Mother-to-Mother Peer Support Program or attend one of our weekly support groups.
The following resources for birth trauma posttraumatic stress disorder may also be helpful to you.
The Birth Trauma Association is a group of mothers in the United Kingdom who support women who have suffered difficult births. They provide support and advice to all women who experience difficulty coping with their childbirth experience.
International Cesarean Awareness Network is a nonprofit organization that works to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Solace for Mothers is an organization for mothers who have experienced a challenging childbirth and for providers who work with perinatal women. Phone support by peer counselors is available.
Trauma and Birth Stress (TABS) is a charitable trust supporting mothers with postpartum posttraumatic stress disorder or who have experienced a traumatic birth.