Faces of birth trauma

Birth trauma has many faces.
It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do, how old you are or where you are from.
Birth trauma can affect anyone.
There are many reasons that birth trauma happens, they are all valid because birth trauma is how you feel about your birth.
The faces of birth trauma campaign is to raise awareness of the many aspects of birth trauma, the people it has affected and the story of their journey.
Birth trauma is as individual as the people it touches, these are their stories.

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What is Birth Trauma?

  The birth of your baby, is suppose to be a happy, joyous and wonderful time. However for many women and their partners, birth can instead be a traumatic event,

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What is Perinatal PTSD?

When people think about Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD), they often think of a soldier, returning from battle traumatised and battered by the ravages of war and the terrible things seen

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Healing from Birth trauma.

  Healing after Birth Trauma will be as individual to each person as the experience itself. I always think of it as a road laid out before us that leads

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Getting support

How can you find help and support for Birth Trauma/Perinatal PTSD? If you have had a traumatic birth and/or feel you are suffering with PTSD it is important to seek

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PTSD and babyloss

Sadly not every pregnancy ends with a family taking home their baby. Some families lose their babies in the first or second trimester. This is often called miscarriage and roughly

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Birth Reflection Sessions

The birth of your baby can have a profound effect on you, your family and your parenting journey. If your birth does not go as you had planned or hoped,

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Aims and Charter

CHARTER The purpose of unfold your wings is to raise awareness of birth trauma and perinatal PTSD, to work to improve the care given women and their families during birth

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Research resources

  In order for treatments and prevention of birth trauma and PTSD to develop research is important to provide evidence based material and to support good practice. *Contained below is

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Testimonials

My only hope for Unfold your wings was to help others feel less alone to help them to know that they could find hope and support. So here are a

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The Birth Trauma Tree

  I wanted to try to capture the root causes and effects of Birth Trauma in a way that was visual to help others understand and also raise awareness. So

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Contact Us

  If you would like to share your story or you have any questions about Birth trauma or Perinatal PTSD. * If you have a service that supports families and

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