Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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Keywords
post-traumatic stress disorder; psychological screening; post-partum psychopathy; post-partum PTSD
Key points
  1. Fathers’ traumatic reactions to complicated childbirth are an important health issue in their own right.
  2. Study into trauma in these fathers must be developed further.
  3. Fathers suffering from trauma need to be identified. Trauma and referral pathways need to be developed.