Category: Brain Injury

baby in the hospital in PA after suffering oxygen deprivation and in need of birth injury attorney

Oxygen Deprivation at Birth: Seeking Justice

The moments after birth should be joyful as you welcome your new baby. But when complications occur, these hopes can turn to uncertainty and fear.  One such complication, oxygen deprivation or hypoxia, can have significant impacts on a child’s health and future. As a family facing these challenges, arming yourself with knowledge is essential to […]

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Placental Complications – What You Need To Know

The placenta plays a critical role in ensuring the growing fetus receives the nutrients and oxygen it needs to grow. Most pregnancies progress without any problems involving the placenta. While rare, placental problems can seriously risk the health of both the mother and fetus. Because of the risk, doctors must carefully monitor mothers and babies […]

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What Are The Stages Of HIE?

A serious type of birth injury known as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), occurs when the oxygen supply to the baby’s brain is cut off, which can cause damage. Brain injuries from HIE can happen during pregnancy and delivery, and they can be mild and temporary or severe and permanent. In some cases, HIE will result in […]

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What Are the Symptoms Of HIE?

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a serious birth injury that can have permanent and devastating consequences. HIE can develop when an infant’s blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain are cut off for a prolonged period, resulting in damage to the brain. If HIE is not promptly identified and treated, children might suffer lifelong disabilities, […]

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