Training Session: ​When Survivors Give Birth

When Survivors Give Birth
Mini Session With Sharon Storton, In Support Of Calgary CARE Doula Program

When: TBA
Location: The Calgary Pregnancy Care Center:  205, 925 - 7th Ave SW, Calgary (Map:
Cost: Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Subsidy available, contact us.
This event is a repeat for those who were not able to attend last month.


Session Outline
Advance your understanding of an all too common issue for childbearing women and families—a history of early sexual abuse and/or other trauma. Expand your care practices for women at risk of poor physical and psychosocial childbirth outcomes. Improve your response to women who express emotional concerns about childbearing.

This session is intended for: Doulas, midwives, nurses working with childbearing women, psychologists and other mental health professionals, perinatal social workers, anyone who works with trauma, sexual assault, and domestic violence shelters, any other professional servicing childbearing women.

The cost of this session is TBA Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

About the facilitator:

Sharon Storton is a registered mental health professional in Canada and the U.S., with a specialty in perinatal mental health, trauma recovery, and mindfulness-based stress reduction. In 2007, Sharon founded Solace for Mothers, Inc., an organization designed to provide support for women who have experienced childbirth as traumatic and education for professionals who care for birthing women.