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Ep 262: Birth Trauma With Licensed Clinical Social Work and Birth Trauma Survivor Kayleigh Summers

54m | Jun 11, 2024

It’s a miracle that today’s guest, Kayleigh Summers, is even alive. She is an amniotic fluid embolism survivor and went into cardiac arrest twice during labor. When you hear her story, you’re going to be blown away.

This lived-experience led her to center her career around perinatal trauma. As a licensed clinical social worker, she is supporting families experiencing perinatal trauma and has created a thriving community where survivors can feel less alone.

In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:

  • What birth trauma is and what causes it
  • What the symptoms are
  • How to determine whether or not an experience qualifies as “trauma”
  • How to work through traumatic experiences
  • What EMDR stands for and how it works
  • What role medication plays in treatment
  • How a postpartum plan can help prevent birth trauma


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