Your little one didn't arrive as planned and now you're trying to pick of pieces of the shattered childbirth experience you wish you had. How do you resolve this emotional and sometimes physical conflict?
Anyone who has given or witnessed a birth can experience emotional trauma. Some may try to sort it out on their own or just brush it off, while others may swap stories or vent to similarly traumatized moms. However, these approaches often only provide temporary relief and healing can be more elusive. Doula and Childbirth Educator, Shelley Rahim, offers some insight into emotional birth trauma and ways to move forward.