https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-me-in-we/201205/how-trauma-is-carried-across-generations Traumatic events can be passed onto the next generation. What is overwhelming and unnamable is passed on to those we are closest to. Our loved ones carry what we cannot. And we do the same. This is the subject of Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations, edited by M. Gerard Fromm (2012). This […]
How Trauma Is Carried Across Generations
What is birth trauma?
Birth trauma is a shorthand phrase for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after childbirth. We also use it for women who have some symptoms of PTSD, but not enough for a full diagnosis. PTSD was first identified amongst soldiers returning from the Vietnam War, and most people still think of it as a condition experienced by […]
Breastmilk of Mother With COVID-19 Tests Positive for SARS-CoV-2
By Anne HardingJune 02, 2020 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Breastmilk samples from a nursing mother infected with SARS-CoV-2 has tested positive for the virus, researchers report. “The breastmilk of SARS-CoV-2-infected women may contain the virus. However, we described a single case and currently do not know how frequent this is, whether the virus in milk is […]