• shoulder dystocia during delivery

    Shoulder Dystocia During Delivery: What Parents Need to Know

    September 12, 2023 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    As expectant parents, you probably knew the day of your child’s birth would come with stress and some pain, but anticipated it would end with tremendous joy and the celebration of a healthy new life. When a baby or mother is harmed during a birth involving shoulder dystocia, the celebration is tarnished with worry and…

  • Common Pregnancy Dangers for Mother and Baby

    Common Pregnancy Dangers for Mother and Baby

    October 24, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    When a loved one becomes pregnant, it’s often a celebratory and joyful time for family and friends. Many celebrations and family gatherings are had in anticipation of the new arrival and everyone is generally in good spirits. What might surprise some people is that there are often many health risks for both the mother and…

  • 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.

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