Survivor Moms Women's Stories of Birthing Mothering and Healing after Sexual Abuse (Download)
POSITIVE STEP TOWARD HELPING EDUCATE THEstep toward helping educate the and survivors themselves about the prevalence of sexual abuse and its impact on women and mothers. Of women's experiences for their care and discover suggestions for working together during maternity care and beyondYou need Survivor Moms if you are a survivor a midwife a mental health provider or if you know a survivor who is on this path This book will teach you about abuse mothering and the ongoing ourney of healing and surviving It will also help you discover what you can do to helpChapters cover Life before Motherhood Pregnancy Labor and Birth Postpartum and Breastfeeding Mothering and Attachment Healing and Survivorsh. Great resource book The survivor response TO THIS BOOK IS MIXED FROM this book is mixed from I have seen online and heard anecdotally Some survivors reading it have shared how triggering it was for them And I completely hear that Sperlich and Seng s work is very through So I would be hesitant to recommend it as a read to survivors But as a tool for professionals who deal with survivors Survivor Moms is indispensableSurvivor Moms begins at the beginning before the survivor is even a mom The authors look at the range of affects that trauma can have on the woman in adulthood PTSD substance abuse issues disordered
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Isn T Any Mention Of Link Between Abuse And Infertilityt any mention of link between abuse and infertility seems very obvious to me but there s no mention of that here that I could find The Sexual abuse and the reactions to it affect mothers' whole lives from thinking about having children all the way to being grandmothers Survivor Moms was written to help break down the isolation pregnant women and their caregivers often feel as though they were the only ones having to cope with these challenges In 1998 together with a team of survivors therapists and midwives Mickey Sperlich developed a survey project called Survivor Moms Speak Out This survey asked basic uestions about the ways in which survivors felt that thei. ,
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powerfulSurvivor Moms is extremely well researched and offer up the voices of many survivors as testimonials to thatMoms is extremely well researched and offer up the voices of many survivors as testimonials to that Those stories are what truly make this book both accessible and uniue I appreciate that the book includes a broader look at sexual abuse in general and doesn t limit it s scope to childhood What is missing in my mind though is the linkage to intimate partner violence Not only would that be helpful for survivors to understand but for professionals as well Sexual assault doesn t happen in a vacuum it is. R pregnancies births postpartum and mothering had been influenced by their history as survivors A total of 207 surveys were returned and from this number 81 women completed a narrative or contributed a poem Excerpts from these narratives form the basis of Survivor MomsThe book also includes some complete narratives along with resources and information from current research You'll be able to read the clinical perspectives of midwives and contributions from other health care professionals and you will learn about the implications.