Parents of Premature Babies Face a Further Trauma - PTSD

Parents of Premature Babies Face a Further Trauma - PTSD

Suzanne Ruart's son Aiden spent three months in a neonatal unit as a result of being born three months early. A year after her son came home Suzanne realized she'd been suppressing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). "After the first time I saw him resuscitated I developed a crippling anxiety that every time I walked into the neonatal unit there would be bad news, and this anxiety has never really left me since. "I manage it now because I talk a lot about it, but at the time all focus was on Aiden, and so I never let myself...

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