[Traumatic motherhood in Covid-19 times].
In the context of maternal vital emergency due to Covid-19, dire situations of birth questioned the health practitioners of a neonatal intensive care unit. How can mothers take care of their baby when their own life has been threatened ? The analysis of two clinical cases underlines the importance of talking for these mothers who have been through disastrous experiences, which could lead to a post-traumatic stress disorder. Restoring a connection to outside reality thanks to psychological care in the acute post-trauma period helps these mothers take care of their child.