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Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood after Childhood Sexual Abuse

Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood after Childhood Sexual Abuse

This resource will help women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse (CSA) to prepare for pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

The effects of CSA can last a long time and having a baby can be a particularly difficult and lonely time. The resource shares real-life experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenthood and has been created through the collaboration of women who have experienced CSA, midwives and researchers.

This resource was co-produced by the following:

  • Women with lived experience of childhood sexual abuse
  • From King’s College London: Elsa Montgomery, Principal Investigator; Yan-Shing Chang, Lecturer; Anne Youssef, Learning Technologist; Florin Ivan, Learning Technologist
  • From The Survivors Trust: Fay Maxted, CEO, The Survivors Trust; Sarah Cheadle, Communications Officer
  • From other areas: Kathryn Gutteridge, President, Royal College of Midwives; Lucy Duckworth, researcher and member of the Victims and Survivors’ Consultative Panel for the Independent Inquiry into Childhood Sexual Abuse; Julia Seng, Professor of Nursing, Obstetrics and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, USA; Jonathan Staples, Jmotion Video Production Company

The development of this resource was funded by a Wellcome Trust Engaging Science People Award.

The resource can be found by clicking here

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