"The Birth Trauma Association News"

January 2nd, 2018

 

The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) welcomes the publication of new research from Hans Peter Dietz, Bryanne Barnett and Elizabeth Skinner showing the terrible psychological impact on women of birth injuries, in particular levator ani muscle damage that can cause pain, prolapse and incontinence. These physical conditions are vastly underdiagnosed and undertreated, and we would like to see the problems of perineal damage given much greater attention in the UK. At the BTA, we all too frequently see the devastating psychological distress that birth injuries can cause. Many women never receive a proper diagnosis or treatment. 

During Awareness Week, the BBC made a powerful video that featured our members talking about their traumatic births. 

BTA is recruiting for its Peer Support Programme

Nearly £700 raised for the BTA!

Following the difficult birth of her son Daniel, Debbie Clark set about researching the condition that his birth had left him with.

 

 

 

The BTA Support Group

If you are a UK parent who has suffered birth trauma, please join our closed support group on Facebook

 

 

 

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