Common Conditions That Cause Birth Trauma

Common Conditions That Cause Birth Trauma

Every hour of every day, approximately three newborns are injured during the birthing process. Sometimes, the injury is so severe the baby is stillborn or dies shortly after birth. Others suffer minor injuries and recover and return to normal within days or weeks. Still another group are injured to a degree their lives and the lives […]

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What is Brachial Plexus Palsy?

  Brachial plexus palsy is a condition that may occur during childbirth. It impacts the nerves through the spinal cord down to the fingertips. This type of condition can occur during labor or birth delivery. Typically, this injury happens when an issue occurs that damages the baby during the delivery and specifically causes harm to […]

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What is Cerebral Palsy (CP)?

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder resulting from brain damage or a malformation suffered during pregnancy, delivery, or shortly after that. The disorder impacts each person differently. Symptoms can range from a slight limp to a total loss of muscle use. Those with cerebral palsy often face dramatic life challenges. A large number of diagnoses […]

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What Causes a Brachial Plexus Injury?

A brachial plexus injury is a type of birth injury that can result from difficulties during delivery, specifically due to damage around the nerves of the baby’s shoulders and neck during the birth process. If the issues were due to medical malpractice, then you may be entitled to legal compensation resulting from a brachial plexus […]

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What Are Common Birth Injuries?

  Many babies are delivered in the United States with few or no physical injuries. However, there is always a possibility that something can go wrong at the time of birth. It is estimated that 29 out of 1,000 births will result in some birth injury. Most of these cases are the result of improper […]

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