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Maternity

My Obstetric Trauma

By | Miscarriage and Infant Loss, Maternity, Womens Health
TRIGGER WARNING… This blog details part of my own obstetric trauma, which may be triggering for anyone who has had their own traumatic experience

 

My Story:

Pregnant with my 4th child I found myself incredibly anxious about the upcoming birth.I wasn’t just a bit nervous; I was anxious and frightened in a way I had never been before.I had had 3 births that were quite wonderful. I had never had a fear around birth before, in fact I found the whole experience amazing! Yet here I was having small anxiety attacks about birthing my daughter.

What had happened?

I had had a traumatic miscarriage experience several months before this pregnancy and it changed me. Read More