Trauma & Babies: Can A Baby Be Traumatized?

September 4, 2021 2 weeks ago leave a comment 11 Views Likes:

Trauma & Babies: Can A Baby Be Traumatized?


Yes! Babies get traumatized some as early as during delivery.

This is called birth trauma/injury!!!

Birth injuries are most commonly due to the natural forces of labor and delivery.

It can also be caused by forceps, C-sections, forcing the baby out the birth canal, etc.

Babies are preverbal and toddlers’ language development is limited, they can’t verbalize their fears. They can’t describe a nightmare or flashback. But the behaviors of infants and toddlers who have experienced significant trauma can offer clues that indicate the development of PTSD.

Would you like to know more about this topic?

You can also read;

Trauma In Children: How To Know Your Child Is Traumatized

Trauma In Children: What Can Traumatize A Child?



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