Stress is normal. You are probably used to experiencing stress as a parent. Unfortunately, when your child has a burn, you will be put under more stress.
When we are under stress or feeling anxious, the body reacts as though it is in danger. This is a natural reaction designed to help us to react quickly to danger – to ‘fight, flee or freeze’. However, it can be triggered by our thoughts when there is no actual danger. This stress response is sometimes called ‘fight or flight.’