There are a lot of different things that can cause a baby to suffer an injury during labor or delivery. Often, these conditions or injuries are beyond the control of the physician in charge. Others, however, are devastatingly the result of medical negligence or wrongdoing on the part of a… Continue reading What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum?Continue Reading
The Risks of Prolonged Labor to Mother and Child
Childbirth is a physically demanding process that can take a toll on both mother and child. An already grueling situation, however, can become even more dangerous in cases of prolonged labor, which occurs when a mother remains in labor longer than the standard period of time. Prolonged labor can carry… Continue reading The Risks of Prolonged Labor to Mother and ChildContinue Reading
Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?
While some birth injuries are minor and don’t have a lasting impact, some, including cerebral palsy can have permanent consequences. Sometimes, these types of injuries are unavoidable, but others could have been prevented if a healthcare professional had used the proper degree of care. Infants who are born with cerebral… Continue reading Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?Continue Reading
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Failing to Transfer Pregnant Patients
Obtaining treatment for a health problem isn’t always as easy as going to the family doctor. While this may have been a common practice in the past, most patients who suffer from serious conditions are now expected to see a specialist, visit a lab or testing facility, or receive treatment… Continue reading Failing to Transfer Pregnant PatientsContinue Reading
What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury?
Most deliveries happen without a hitch. However, some births are more traumatic than normal. A careless obstetrician can injure a child in the act of delivery, but symptoms might not show up for a considerable amount of time. The brachial plexus is a network of nerves located between the neck… Continue reading What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury?Continue Reading
Heartwarming Story of a Child Overcoming a Brain Injury at Birth
Oxygen is necessary for brain function, and without it, the brain can suffer irreversible injury. Anything that restricts oxygen or blood flow during labor and delivery can cause a lifetime of disabilities. Out of Louisiana comes a heartwarming story of a baby who received critical care after doctors realized he… Continue reading Heartwarming Story of a Child Overcoming a Brain Injury at BirthContinue Reading
What Are the Risks of a Delayed C-Section?
A Cesarean section (C-section) is a method of delivering a baby by cutting into a mother’s abdomen and uterus. Many c-sections are planned well in advance, whereas others are emergency procedures in response to a complication that arises during labor and delivery. According to statistics, about 1 in 3 babies… Continue reading What Are the Risks of a Delayed C-Section?Continue Reading
What Is Shoulder Dystocia?
Shoulder dystocia is a serious medical complication during delivery, in which a baby’s head has passed through the birth canal but the shoulders are stuck behind the pubic bone. Shoulder dystocia can lead to serious problems for both mother and child if not addressed. Many doctors are unaware of how… Continue reading What Is Shoulder Dystocia?Continue Reading
Birth Injury Lawsuits: What You Should Know
Welcoming a new child into the world should be a time for celebration. For some families, however, birth is tragic. When doctors and other medical professionals are negligent, they can cause injuries to either the mother or baby, some of which end up being fatal. As experienced Miami medical malpractice… Continue reading Birth Injury Lawsuits: What You Should KnowContinue Reading
Oxygen Deprivation at Birth: Common Causes & Injuries Parents Should Know
Although labor and delivery are very safe, many things can still go wrong that will impact a child’s development. As experienced medical malpractice attorneys in Miami, we have met with countless parents who were surprised to find out that their child suffered a brain injury at birth—in particular, oxygen deprivation.… Continue reading Oxygen Deprivation at Birth: Common Causes & Injuries Parents Should KnowContinue Reading