• C-Section Dangers

    C-Section Dangers: Rates Vary Wildly from Hospital to Hospital

    September 13, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    Every year, approximately one out of every three babies born in America is delivered via a cesarean section, commonly known as a C-section. This amounts to nearly 1.3 million children delivered by C-section each year, making it the most common major surgery performed in the U.S. Although many children are born by C-section, the commonality of this procedure varies wildly from hospital to hospital, making a woman’s choice of hospital for delivery incredibly important.

  • Cerebral Palsy Care

    Technological Advances in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatment

    Although childbirth is a miraculous process, sometimes mistakes are made during delivery that can permanently affect the child. When a child sustains a brain injury shortly before, during, or after birth, it can cause a lifelong condition called cerebral palsy.

  • Birth Trauma

    Birth Trauma Is More Common Than You Think

    September 16, 2020 by James McHugh, Jr.| Birth Injuries

    Giving birth is usually a joyful, life-changing experience for the entire family. Sadly, complications during birth are quite common and can cause the newly born infant to have traumatic birth-related injuries. In the United States, one out of 33 babies will be born with birth defects. Birth defects are also the leading cause of death…

  • Medical Malpractice

    When To Worry About a Dent In Your Head

    Head injuries are often very worrisome. Anything from a bump on the head to a concussion can leave many worried about the effects these injuries could have on their brains and bodies. Though our heads do have several contours, including to the temples and some facial features, when a new dent appears anywhere on one’s head, it can obviously raise concerns.

  • brain damaged

    Babies Brain Damaged at Birth

    Having a baby can be a truly emotional and life-changing experience for all involved. Unfortunately, however, complications during the birthing process can and do occur, some of which can leave the baby with brain damage. A baby’s brain damage may even be permanent, leaving the family feeling hopeless during what was supposed to be such a special moment. For one mother in particular, it became apparent her newborn son endured severe brain damage due to malpractice at birth.

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