She now can call herself a proud mother. Holding her baby girl, she sang the lullaby her mother used to sing for her. She always wanted to be a mother. It was her biggest dream in life after all.
Her husband sat beside her, whispering to someone. Unlike her, he never really cared about their daughter which deeply upsetting. Only interested in this ‘new friend’ of his whom he was willing to meet almost everyday.
“Doctor, she’s getting worse by the day. Please help us.”
“She’s having a PTSD* from the stillbirth, what she needs is a therapist. I’m sorry.”
* Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event.