birth trauma

Definitions of birth trauma

n physical injury to an infant during the birth process

Type of:
harm, hurt, injury, trauma
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

n emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness

Type of:
psychic trauma, trauma
an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects

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