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How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health After A Premature Birth

By: ROSE There is great joy in welcoming a newborn baby in the family and everybody looks forward to when he or she will finally arrive. However, when the baby arrives earlier than anticipated, the new parents may feel overwhelmed. They may also face mental difficulties as they try to come to terms with their baby’s health and well being. Most parents of preemie babies report having feelings of shock, anger, guilt, helplessness, confusion, shock and being out of control just to name a few. Being in the neonatal unit does not make things easier. As you see your baby with all those tubes hooked to machines can make you feel worse. Most of the mental conditions that affect preemie...

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