Fear of childbirth

Tue 11 Sep • 14:00 – 15:00

The Cube • Plaza

Organised by:
  • University of Hull
  • Suitable for: 16+

    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.

    Speakers:

    Catriona JonesRegistered 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

    Share this event: