Birth Trauma – Prevention, Working with Survivors

A Birth Ways International class for Doulas and Doula students.

At least one in four women who have been sexually assaulted. Many pregnant women suffer from past trauma. For some, their birth experience is the initial trauma. This workshop is to teach Doulas prevention and working with survivors.

Many clients donโ€™t disclose information about their past to their care providers, so we must treat all our clients as if they are survivors and/or are prone to birth trauma.

– How past abuse, trauma, and sexual assault can affect the birth process
– Triggers during prenatal care and through birth
– Ways to help prevent birth-trauma
– How interventions can help or harm
– How to find help for your client to process trauma
– About “bystander trauma”, which can affect birth doulas

Can’t attend live? That’s OK – a video recording and class documents will be sent to all registrants after the class.

Date: Monday, June 29, 2020
Time: 7:30-9pm
Fee: $25.
Location: Zoom Video Conferencing

Angie and Karen have combined over 30 years and more than 500 births to draw upon, with lots of lessons, practical suggestions and effective strategies to share.

We’re running a ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ƒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š ๐๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐œ๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฌ that you can do right from the comfort of your computer or device.

Sign up for as many as you like, 25 each at the link above.
Get all for 150 (you’ll get past recordings).

โ– Business Set-up for Doulas โ€“ Feb 23
โ– Yikes! A potential doula client reached out โ€“ what now? โ€“ Mar 1
โ– Art of Prenatal Appointments โ€“ Mar 8
โ– Birth-Pool Set-up, Clean-up and Care During Birth โ€“ Apr 15
โ– Strategies for Common Cross Roads in Birth โ€“ Apr 20
โ– Processing the Birth โ€“ Whose Story is it? โ€“ May 13
โ– Birth Trauma โ€“ Prevention, Working with Survivors โ€“ June 29

It’s fun to attend live but if you can’t, you’ll still receive the video recording and class documents that are sent to all registrants after the class.

You can sign up for the series at a discounted fee at


Jun 29 2020


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm



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