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What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to a medical error, it’s considered medical malpractice. Keep reading to learn about the most common birth injuries in […]

Improper Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

Medical caregivers are required to give all patients equal and complete treatment as demanded by their condition.  This is the standard we hold them to when we entrust them with our lives.  Most people in the healthcare industry entered the field because they wanted to help people, but even the best-intentioned doctors can make mistakes or miscalculations.  […]

Brain Injury in Babies: White vs. Grey Matter

Brain injuries are some of the scariest to face due to their potential for permanent damage and the long-term results that can be difficult to predict.  Signs of brain damage, including irregular MRI scans, are all too common among newborns.  Brain injury during birth can result in lifelong disability and make parenting much more time-consuming […]

Goodman Acker’s Birth Injury Lawyers Are Prepared to Help You

Birth injuries are not always immediately recognizable. As parents notice their child’s failure to reach certain developmental milestones in early childhood, suspicions of birth trauma can arise. Fetal distress is a common complication that occurs in pregnancy and the delivery process. Fetal distress defines incidents in which a baby does not receive enough oxygen in […]

Labor & Delivery Complications Everyone Should Look For

During the birthing process, complications can arise. Mothers, fathers, other family members, and medical staff should be aware of any pain or conditions that do not seem normal when a baby is about to be born. Some labor and delivery complications can be resolved with medication or cesarean section (C-section) delivery. If not treated properly, […]

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