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Emotions after discharge: When you bring your baby home  
Abstract:  This handout is for parents of a baby who has been in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). It explains the unexpected feelings that may arise when the baby is finally able to come home, and talks about anxiety, bonding and attachment, chronic sorrow, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2015, August 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Mental Health; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Premature Infants; Parent Education; Emotions
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Grandparent; Parent
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #4352

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