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We need mandatory training on birth trauma

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l2286 (Published 24 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2286
  1. Rebecca J Moore, consultant perinatal psychiatrist and cofounder
  1. Make Birth Better, c/o Sheridans, London W1F 0UR, UK
  1. rebecca.moore2{at}nhs.net

I cofounded Make Birth Better—a national collaboration of parents and professionals working to raise awareness around birth trauma—in 2018. After a series of workshops, we identified key issues that can help reduce birth trauma such as language, safety, kindness, and consent.

That over …

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