Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma

Researchers target effects of complex trauma and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parents Pregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a groundbreaking new research project. Researchers have found Indigenous people experience as many as 10-12 different traumatic events in a lifetime, and Aboriginal communities have very elevated rates of PTSD. Complex trauma is the term to describe cumulative exposure to multiple …