The experience of perinatal trauma is not only a medical crisis but also a family crisis (Davis & Stein, 2004). Expectations for a timely conception, an uncomplicated pregnancy, and joyful birth are overturned when couples cannot easily conceive, a pregnancy is complicated, a baby is born early or ill, needs newborn intensive care, dies, or survives with medical fragility or disability. Here are some of the lessons learned from their experience that may help the larger community facing uncertainty and upheaval. Read more in this article by Mara Tesler Stein, Psy.D., PMH-C in the Fall 2022 issue of Go With That magazine.
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Tesler Stein, M. (2022, December 1). Staying Centered in an Uncentered World: Lessons Learned from Perinatal Mental Health. Go With That magazine, 27 (4), 8-16.
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Go With That magazine, Staying Centered in an Uncentered World (Fall 2022)
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