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birth trauma

noun

Medical Definition of BIRTH TRAUMA

1
:  physical injury (as cephalhematoma, facial paralysis, or clavicular fracture) sustained by an infant in the process of birth
2
:  the psychic shock that according to some psychoanalytic theories occurs in an infant during birth

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