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03/12/2014
“No robust evidence” to justify NICE’s advice to low-risk first-time mothers, says BTA patron
Mental and physical health cost could be massive for both mothers and babies and the NHS, BTA warns

17/07/2014
BTA supporter writes poem for midwives
Claire Kay asked women what could have been done differently during their births. This poem is the result

08/07/2014
Birth Trauma Association supports #everyonesbusiness campaign
New map shows shocking gaps in perinatal mental health provision

24/06/2014
Special Thanks to Tina Howat
Tina recently raised an amazing £278 running for the BTA!

23/06/2014
BTA Chair Speaks at The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
The talk entitled "Consequences of a bad outcome" was very well received. Read more on the link above.

15/10/2013
Shocking report by Birthrights released today
A recent survey of over 1100 by Birthrights highlights the appalling experiences of women who undergo instrumental deliveries.

28/09/2013
BTA Chair, addresses conference on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at Royal Society of Medicine
The talk took place at the Royal Society of Medicine on 23rd of September. Click the link to read more

20/09/2013
New report highlights shocking understaffing in consultant units
Some units have consultant staff on duty for less than 45 hours each week.

06/09/2013
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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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