Common Pregnancy Dangers for Mother and BabyOctober 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 and How They HappenAugust 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 ComplicationsMarch 21, 2022 by James McHugh, Jr.| Birth Injuries
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: Rates Vary Wildly from Hospital to HospitalSeptember 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.
Technological Advances in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and TreatmentApril 21, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries,Brain Injuries
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.