What is a Traumatic Birth? A traumatic birth is an experience a birthing person has that is percieved in a traumatic manner..whether they were not listened to, not respected, not given options, full information or consent, things did not go to plan..there was no plan.. Maybe standard medical care left you feeling vulnerable and in an emergency situation even though you were a healthy mother with a healthy pregnancy and baby. Maybe the natural birth community fell short of providing you the support. validation and empowerment they promised when it came down to inconvenient facts of the matter. Trauma can be experienced on a large spectrum- meaning what is traumatic for one person may not be for another, but this is one area the gap needs to be filled, by not discrediting others trauma regardless of where it lands on the spectrum because ALL BIRTH MATTERS and all trauma is valid. The Positive Pregnancy Journey Organization is conducting this 2020/2021 global poll to help evidence based research gauge how rapidly traumatic birth is spreading throughout the US and across the globe, spread awareness and change the directory of the medical world. If you vote yes or no, Please comment your Country Location and Share your experience if you desire. These statistic results will show in the WMACP endorsed by TPPJO.