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10 Ways to Heal From Birth Trauma

Nobody expects childbirth to be a cinch, but for some, giving birth is actually a traumatic experience. Unwanted medical interventions, emergency procedures, nasty nurses or doctors, and frightening life-threatening moments can and do happen in the delivery room. This can leave new moms with psychological pain alongside the physical discomforts.

Start down the road to healing with suggestions from Suzanne Swanson, a Minnesota-based psychologist who serves on the board of PATTCh.org, an organization devoted to the prevention and treatment of traumatic childbirth.