Accreta spectrum disorder tied to increased risk of PTSD

by Aug 5, 2019Cesarean section, Maternal Outcomes, Traumatic birth, VBAC0 comments

We often think of the physical risks and benefits when talking about VBAC versus repeat cesarean section, but what about the toll on mental health?

The stress of having a complication like placenta accreta is often not addressed and parents are left on their own trying to figure out how to cope with this serious diagnosis.

So I was thrilled to come across a study finally addressing this issue and to include it in our monthly Grand Rounds for VBAC Facts Professional Members.

Join me for this Grand Rounds excerpt where we review Tol 2019, a study looking at the connection between abnormally invasive placenta and post traumatic stress disorder.

If you want to quickly get up to date on the VBAC evidence and easily stay current with the latest research, so you can increase VBAC access in your community, then join the VBAC Facts Membership for Professionals.

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Jen Kamel

As an internationally recognized consumer advocate and Founder of VBAC Facts®, Jen helps perinatal professionals, and cesarean parents, achieve clarity on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) through her educational courses for parents, online membership for professionals, continuing education trainings, and consulting services. She speaks at conferences across the US, presents Grand Rounds at hospitals, advises on midwifery laws and rules that limit VBAC access, educates legislators and policy makers, and serves as an expert witness and consultant in legal proceedings. She envisions a time when every pregnant person seeking VBAC has access to unbiased information, respectful providers, and community support, so they can plan the birth of their choosing in the setting they desire.

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