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 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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Fathers suffer trauma too!
Please help with research into this important area by asking dads to fill in this online survey. Thank you

James Titcombe, OBE, who championed the Furness hospital enquiry lauches new website
Click here for more info about James Titcombe and his website

Maternal suicide rate fails to fall - BTA calls for better mental health support
Birth Trauma Association calls for better mental healthcare for new mothers in response to news that the maternal suicide rate hasnít fallen in 11 years

BTA is looking for more team members to join our friendly committee
Help the BTA - we need new committee members

Nursing Times reports BTA criticism of NICE PTSD guidelines
NICE criticised for 'missed opportunity' with PTSD guidance . BTA Press Officer Kim Thomas reports - click the link for more information.

Afraid of childbirth? Tokophobic?
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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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