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Name of Media:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in NICU Parents

Author(s):

Stephanie Cox Durfee

Publisher or Source:

The Mighty

Type of Media:

Magazine Article

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

My daughter spent 114 days in the NICU. As she is approaches 2 years old, I’m still suffering the after-effects. I launched my blog during NICU Awareness month, so I’ve focused heavily on my experience during those 114 days. Looking back at all the photos and recounting what I went to has dredged up bucketfuls of “yuck.” In my past life, I was a data and research driven person. I still read studies, research outcomes and the like when I’m interested in something. Recently, I read studies about acute stress disorder (ASD) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), specifically for parents in the NICU. Through all the studies I found myself asking:

Do I have PTSD? Is this what has been going on all this time?

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