birth trauma

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birth trauma

n.
1. A physical injury sustained by an infant during birth.
2. The psychological shock said to be experienced by an infant during birth.
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Noun1.birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth process
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
2.birth trauma - emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illnessbirth trauma - emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness
psychic trauma, trauma - an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
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