Tools & Resources


Listed below are several resources to help prepare expecting families for birth, postpartum recovery, and newborn care. Please note this list is not exhaustive and will be periodically updated.


Violence and Pregnant Women



Trauma Survivors and Breastfeeding

Support Helpline



How Birth Trauma Impacts Breastfeeding and Breastfeeding Can Heal Birth Trauma by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD 

Victim Support & Advocacy

Support helplines

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline  1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) – 24/7/365; Live chat 
  • RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network  1-800-656-4673 (HOPE) – 24/7/365; Live chat


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When Survivors Give Birth by Penny Simkin