When Survivors Give Birth
Author: Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus
Sweetbay Doula Recommends this Book Because...
This more recent book by the same authors as The Doula Book and The Birth Partner discusses their observations of working with a wide variety of birthing individuals, many with unfortunate sexual abuse histories. It mentions the ways in which sexual abuse affects children, pregnancy, relationships and postpartum as well as what birth workers can do to help birthing individuals with this history with anecdotes dispersed throughout the book.