Fear of Childbirth

Maternal Bliss and Bondage

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Taking a lesson from history, we should be asking what social inequalities are contributing to women's and mothers' mental, physical and psychosomatic health problems. Traumatic, stressful, debilitating childbearing should never be accepted as the status quo.

Should We Be So Very Scared of Giving Birth?

Milli Hill | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Milli Hill

It's not really surprising that so many women feel this way. The media portrayal of birth ranges from the rather ridiculous soap opera version - 'woman looking terrified and sweaty delivers baby in pub drama' - to programs like One Born Every Minute - 'woman looking terrified and sweaty begs for drugs in hospital drama'.