Other People's Problems

Patti: We need to talk about birth trauma

The birth of Patti’s son still haunts her today. What can she do to overcome those memories that are keeping her stuck in guilt and regret?
Listen to the full episode20:40

"It wasn't the picture you see of baby on mom's breast. It was me coming out of surgery and him hooked up to everything." — Patti 

The birth of Patti's son still haunts her today. What can she do to overcome those memories that are keeping her stuck in guilt and regret?

Listen for:

  • How the experience of giving birth is full of cultural and personal expectations.
  • By processing the memories differently through Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Patti's brain helps her to write a more positive story.

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