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Survivor Moms: Women's Stories Of Birthing, Mothering And Healing After Sexual Abuse

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Sexual abuse and the reactions to it affect mothers' whole lives--from thinking about having children all the way to being grandmothers.


Survivor Moms was written to help break down the isolation pregnant women and their caregivers often feel--as though they were the only ones having to cope with these challenges. In 1998, together with a team of survivors, therapists, and

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245 pages
Published 2008 by Motherbaby Press
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Cynthia
Oct 24, 2011 Cynthia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: birth-books
If you are a doula or any other sort of birth professional, run do not walk to your nearest book source to get "Survivor Moms" by Julia Seng and Mickey Sperlich. I happen to live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the hippest place in the (sort of) Midwest, and Ann Arbor is home to many amazing midwives, doulas, and obstetricians. Really. We have at least FOUR awesome obstetricians in our town and those are just four whom I know personally. There might even be more than four, which definitely puts us in ...more
Elizabeth
Oct 24, 2014 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
The survivor response to this book is mixed, from what I have seen online and heard anecdotally. Some survivors reading it have shared how triggering it was for them. And I completely hear that. Sperlich and Seng’s work is very through. So I would be hesitant to recommend it as a read to survivors. But as a tool for professionals who deal with survivors, Survivor Moms is indispensable.

Survivor Moms begins at the beginning: before the survivor is even a mom. The authors look at the range of affec
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Shelves: doula-library
You can read my thoughts here: http://tremendoulas.com/?p=337
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Great resource book.
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