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Understanding Birth Trauma

One in three births in Australia is described as traumatic, though some believe this simply represents the tip of the iceberg.

Trauma experienced by one parent will ripple across to their entire family. In order for families to thrive, it is important that we turn these statistics around.

What is birth trauma? Why is it so common? How does it affect families? What can we do to reduce the potential for birth-related trauma? What steps can we take to heal from it?

These are questions that families and birth professionals alike grapple with too often.

This gathering is aimed at providing some answers. It is open to anyone who is or has been impacted by birth trauma—families, or the professionals who serve them in birth.

Led by Nisha Gill

Nisha is a Somatic Experiencing® (trauma resolution) Practitioner, counsellor and bodyworker. She is passionate about supporting families in the wake of trauma, and more significantly, to prevent it in the first place. Nisha also draws from her experiences as doula, birth educator and feminine embodiment teacher to help families heal from birth trauma.

Earlier Event: 1 June
Prenatal Yoga
Later Event: 3 June
New Moon in Gemini