Worried because of a previous birth experience?

Birth can be unpredictable and despite best efforts to prepare for the birth, many women are left with questions or anxieties for future pregnancies.

Many maternity hospitals offer the opportunity to revisit your previous birth notes and discuss what happened with an experienced midwife. Ask you own midwife to put you in touch with your local service.

There are also many free organisations that can help you address some of your anxiety. Please click the links below for more information on different service or to self refer.

The Birth Trauma Association is a charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma – a shorthand term for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth.​​​​​​ For more information click here.