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Severe birth trauma has left me terrified of having another child

Normally associated with soldiers, post-traumatic stress disorder affects 20,000 new mothers in the UK each year I have revisited the day my daughter was born more times than I can remember. Almost every night since it happened, the trauma I experienced creeps back. Yet the medics involved will not have given that day a fleeting thought. It feels like an insulting paradox, that such a life-changing moment for one person is but an everyday event for another.
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