Downloadable Guides

Please note, these resources are designed to support you on your journey and do not replace diagnosis and treatment from a qualified health professional.

If you find a great resource or space that we haven’t included, please let us know so we can create a holistic space for people to find everything they need to help them through this difficult time.

ABTA Guides

We will be continually adding guides to this section. If you have an idea for a guide topic, please send it to us. We would love to hear from you. 

A Guide to Getting Help

This guide provides suggestions on how to seek help if you have been impacted by birth trauma.
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Birth Trauma Explained

In this resource we explain the various types of birth trauma and their symptoms.
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My First Pap Smear After Birth

This resource has been designed using suggestions from our members and advice from health professionals to help you navigate your first pap smear after birth trauma.
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Mental Health Support Guide

This resource contains general information on common symptoms and treatments for mental health conditions related to birth trauma.
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A Guide for Family and Friends

This resource has been designed for family and friends who are supporting a loved one impacted by birth trauma.
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Birth Trauma Care Guide

This guide explains the different types of health professionals that are often involved in birth trauma.
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Birth Trauma Support Pamphlet

This birth trauma support pamphlet provides information on the physical and psychological symptoms of birth trauma. If you would like printed copies of this brochure for use in your practice or business, please email us.
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Birthing During COVID-19

We have developed this resource to support families who are birthing during the current pandemic. Firstly, we want you to know that we are with you and we are here for you. You are not alone.
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Website Content Sharing Guide

This guide provides instructions on how to share ABTA's web content, logo or downloadable resources.
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Translated Factsheets:

Anxiety & Depression In Pregnancy & Early Parenthood

Anxiety & Depression in Early Parenthood and Pregnancy Factsheet
(Urdu اردو)

Anxiety & Depression in Early Parenthood and Pregnancy Factsheet
(Vietnamese tiếng Việt)