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  • Common Birth Injuries

    Common Birth Injuries and How They Happen

    August 22, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    Giving birth is an incredibly joyous time for a family. However, all of this excitement and hope can be dashed instantly when parents and family members learn the baby has suffered a birth injury. With such advanced medical techniques available, many people don’t realize giving birth still comes with serious risks for both mother and…

  • Forceps Delivery Complications

    Forceps Delivery Complications

    While pregnancy and childbirth come with certain medical risks, there are some dangers families should be able to avoid. While many families expecting a new little one plan for their ideal birth scenario, things generally don’t go as planned and the medical team will have to adapt according to the needs of both mother and…

  • 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…

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