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birth trauma

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noun Psychoanalysis.
  1. an emotional shock caused by being born.

Origin of birth trauma

First recorded in 1925–30
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birth trauma in Medicine

birth trauma

  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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