Health / Vital signs: Difficult births

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The memory of a difficult birth can trouble women for many years, and even lead to recurrent nightmares, according to new research.

Birth After Thoughts, a service set up by midwives in Winchester, offers counselling for mothers troubled by difficult births. Health professionals interested in setting up similar schemes should contact Birth After Thoughts, c/o East Ward, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, SO22 5DG.