birth trauma

birth trauma


Definition of BIRTH TRAUMA

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

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