When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on the Childbearing Woman
The companion book to the groundbreaking 2 day course "When Survivors Give Birth"
This is a one of a kind book for survivors and their maternity caregivers.
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The only book of its kind, When Survivors Give Birth provides survivors and their maternity caregivers with extensive information on the prevalence and short- and long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse, emphasizing its possible impact on childbearing women. Challenges in the client-caregiver relationship are thoroughly portrayed, with much practical advice for improving trust and communication as well as self-help techniques to handle abuse-related distress. Chapters on birth counseling, psychotherapy, and clinical care of survivors make this book a useful resource for survivors and all who work with them (450 pages).