Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
Individual differences |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |
Developmental Psychology: Cognitive development · Development of the self · Emotional development · Language development · Moral development · Perceptual development · Personality development · Psychosocial development · Social development · Developmental measures
|Classification and external resources|
Birth trauma can refer to:
(P10-P15) Birth trauma Edit
- (P14) Birth injury to peripheral nervous system
- (P140) Erb's paralysis due to birth injury
- (P141) Klumpke's paralysis due to birth injury
- (P142) Phrenic nerve paralysis due to birth injury
- (P143) Other brachial plexus birth injuries
- (P148) Birth injuries to other parts of peripheral nervous system
- (P149) Birth injury to peripheral nervous system, unspecified
Signs and symptomsEdit
Sequelae can occur in both the mother and the infant after a traumatic birth.
Well any number of injuries may occur during the birthing process. A number of specific conditions are well described. Brachial plexus palsy occurs in 0.4 to 5.1 infants per 1000 live birth. Head trauma during delivery can lead to a number of conditions include: caput succedaneum, cephalohematoma, subgaleal hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, epidural hemorrhage, and intraventricular hemorrhage.
Risk factors include vacuum extraction and the use of forceps.
Effects on the childEdit
Effects on the motherEdit
A very painful labour, particularly if it produces longer term incapacity, for example reqiring intensive care, can disrupt the formation of the maternal bond
- Birth Trauma Association
- Birth anoxia
- Fetal distress
- Obstetrical complications
- Postsurgical complications
- Pre- and perinatal psychology
- Premature birth
- Postmature birth
Pathology of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O, 630-676)
|Complications of pregnancy||
|Obstetric labor complications||
Preterm birth · Postmature birth · Cephalopelvic disproportion · Dystocia (Shoulder dystocia) · Fetal distress · Vasa praevia · Uterine rupture · Hemorrhage (Postpartum) · placenta (Placenta accreta) · Umbilical cord prolapse · Amniotic fluid embolism
Birth trauma is uncommon in the Western world in relation to rates in the third world. In the West injury occurs in 1.1% of C-sections.
<ref>tags exist, but no
<references/>tag was found