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PRESS RELEASE

20/08/2010

For immediate use

From: The Birth Trauma Association

"IT WAS THE WORST DAY OF MY LIFE"

New survey from the Birth Trauma Association reveals that almost 70 per cent of women do not get the birth experience they want

It's supposed to be the happiest day of a new mother's - and father's life. But a new survey of more than 600 women from the Birth Trauma Association has revealed that for many new parents, it's the worst.

Despite government policy to promote choice, 69.3 per cent of respondents said they did not get the birth they wanted.

One-third said they were not treated with dignity and...

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