Managing Infant’s Trauma after the Earthquake

People often believe that infants are not affected by natural disasters such as earthquakes because they are “too young to remember” so they are not really affected.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  The supreme importance of the first three years to the overall development of the brain and the now clear link between early experience and who we become as adults, means the infant and young child is especially vulnerable to the stress of an event such as an earthquake. Nathan Mikaere-Wallis has put together this paper to help you support your babies and infants, you can read this paper here.