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?

Birth can be a wondrous time for families. The bringing of a new life into the arms of its parents. A time to rejoice, build memories and look forward to

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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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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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Supporting Healing

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 to

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Pregnancy and Birth after Trauma

When a birth experience is traumatic the result can be fear of subsequent pregnancies and births. In fact sadly many women and/or their partners due to what they have experienced, will feel

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PTSD and the journey of Neonatal

You stare through the glass, in amongst the wires that seem to be everywhere, is your tiny baby. The beep of the machines is constant, relentless, and every so often

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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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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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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 research

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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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Contact Us

  If you are here it means you want to know more, or you are looking for support. Would like to share your story or do you have any questions

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