The Birth Trauma Association
 If you are a UK parent who has suffered birth trauma, please join our closed support group by clicking the Facebook link on the right. For other information , please click our open page on the left. Don't forget to follow us on twitter!
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Did your baby suffer brain damage during your traumatic birth?
Please click the link above - the Department of Health want to hear your experiences

Midwives and doctors not listening to parents
More than a quarter of mothers say midwives and doctors are dismissive of their concerns during pregnancy

BTA comments on Maternity Review Report
New report emphasises safety, choice and better mental health provision but concerns remain.

New PTSD therapy group in Central London
Groups will be small (up to 4 women) and will be supported by a clinical psychologist with specialist experience in PTSD

BTA calls for more focus on birth trauma
Maternal deaths report shows that suicide and mental health issues are a leading cause of maternal death.

Stillbirth report published - some alarming findings
Please read our press release on the MBRRACE findings to be released on the 19th NOvember 2015

Afraid of childbirth? Tokophobic?
You are not alone - countless women are affected. Join a new Facebook group to get help.


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The BTA is run entirely by volunteers and relies on donations to continue with its work. Please use the link below to find out about the various ways in which you can donate and/or raise funds for us.

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Welcome to The Birth Trauma Association

The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) supports all women who have had a traumatic birth experience. It is estimated that, in the UK alone, this may result in 10,000 women a year developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Also, as many as 200,000 more women may feel traumatised by childbirth and develop some of the symptoms of PTSD. The BTA wants women to know that they are not alone. On these pages, we offer emotional and practical support to women and also their families.

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