Hayley & Emma

The Autistic Birth Experience

Hayley and Emma

Hayley Morgan is an autistic researcher, speaker and tutor. A Mum of two, she is particularly passionate about the autistic birth experience, her dissertation including surveying autistic women’s pregnancy and birth experiences. Her other research includes autistic pain communication and healthcare barriers.


Emma Durman is a co-director and tutor at AutSide Education, a training company based in South Wales. Also an autistic mother, Emma’s MSc dissertation also included the autistic birth experience which saw her design training for midwives on the topic.