Pregnancy and childbirth are an exceptionally vulnerable time for a woman’s mental health. Anxieties are normal, but sometimes extreme pathological fear can take hold and affect daily functioning. This panel discusses research on tokophobia – the fear of childbirth – and supporting women post-partum.
Catriona Jones, Registered Midwife, a Lecturer in Midwifery, and a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull
Julie Jomeen, Professor of Midwifery, University of Hull
Claire Marshall, Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse