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This podcast focuses on the Maternal Mental Health struggles related to becoming pregnant, being pregnant, birth and early parenthood. We talk about all of the stuff that you wish someone would have told you BEFORE you tried to be pregnant or have a baby. Postpartum depression is only part of the story.

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Jun 26, 2017

Dr. Rebecca Moore - Understanding Birth Trauma

We are discussing traumatic birth experience and it's impacts. Did you know that someone could feel traumatized by their experience and you can't tell by looking at them? Yep, sometimes a traumatic experience can happen that only the birthing mother is aware of. Sometimes it's very clear that there is a trauma.
Dr. Moore talks about
-the Medical system in the UK and how they are helping mothers
-What is birth trauma?
-How it can affect the birthing mother and partner
-working across cultures
-Her birth trauma conference and upcoming book on birth trauma.
Connect with Dr. Moore on twitter: @dr_bjm
Dr. Rebecca Moore
Dr. Moore is a UK London based psychiatrist who has worked in the perinatal field for 20 years. She has a special expertise in Birth Trauma and runs an annual conference in London each year. She works in a very deprived area of London where 50% of the population are Bangladeshi. She is a 70/30 Ambassador a UK scheme to reduce child maltreatment by 70% by 2030. She is also a Winston Churchilll Fellow for 2017 and is funded to travel to the US to meet colleagues there and produce a report. She is writing her first book on Birth Trauma and it's due to be published in 2018
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