Dr. C.A.I. (Claire) Stramrood


Obstetrician specialized in maternal mental health.

Post-doctoral researcher at the Childbirth and Psychotrauma Research group (OLVG, Amsterdam).


PhD ‘Posttraumatic stress following pregnancy and childbirth, Groningen University (2013)

P.I. of TEACH studies on prevention of traumatic birth experiences (2016, 2018).

Chaired committee writing national multidisciplinary guideline ‘Birth related PTSD’ (2019); Board member of Dutch Center for Psychiatry and Pregnancy (LKPZ).


OLVG, Childbirth and Psychotrauma Research group


+31 6 2721 6969



Key words: PTSD, trauma, prevention, treatment, birth plan, childbirth, pregnancy