Birth injury

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The Causes and Prevention of Birth Defects, and Knowing Your Rights

Birth defects happen more often than they should, occuring in about 3% of all live births, according to data from… Read More

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Brachial Plexus Injuries and Childhood Limitations

Brachial Plexus Injuries at Childbirth Can Impact a Child’s Ability to Engage in Physical Activity There are different types of brachial… Read More

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Is your Hospital or Doctor Liable for your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Injury?

Cerebral palsy is an overarching term covering a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move and control their… Read More

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Was Your Child’s Premature Birth Due to Medical Malpractice?

The birth of a child should be a cause for celebration. In the case of a premature birth, however, complications… Read More

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Preventing Fatal and Brain-Related Childbirth Injuries

Monitoring Fetal Heart Rates Could be Key to Childbirth Injury Prevention  According to a recent article from BBC News, the… Read More

MRI's May Show Brain Injuries in Premature Babies

New Study Suggests MRIs Can Guide Development for Premature Babies with Brain Injuries  According to a recent article in HealthDay… Read More

Common Examples of Medical Malpractice that Can Lead to Birth Injuries

Thankfully for everyone involved, modern medicine has made the process of pregnancy, labor and delivery much safer for both mother… Read More

Increased Prevalence of Dangerous Birth Defect

CDC Cites Rising Occurrence of Gastroschisis, a Serious Congenital Defect A recent news release from the Centers for Disease Control… Read More

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth Defect Prevention Awareness Each year, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) starts the New Year off by naming… Read More

Zofran Morning Sickness Lawsuit and Birth Defects

If you took Zofran to treat the symptoms of morning sickness during pregnancy, and your baby has a serious birth… Read More

Lawsuits Allege Link Between Zoloft and Birth Defects

Lawsuits Allege Link Between Zoloft and Birth Defects Last year, a Pfizer report included information from a scientist that suggested… Read More

Anti-Nausea Medications and the Risk of Birth Defects

Study Suggests Zofran Not Safe for Use During Pregnancy Many pregnant women are prescribed Zofran as an anti-nausea drug. Yet… Read More

Learning to Prevent Birth Defects

Expectant Mothers Can Take Steps to Prevent Birth Defects When you are pregnant, it can be scary to worry about… Read More

Antidepressants and Birth Defects

Do Antidepressants Actually Pose Significant Hazards for Pregnant Women? Several new studies have suggested that expecting mothers should be wary… Read More

New Study Investigates Link Between Birth Defects and Oil and Gas Industry

Fracking and Birth Defects Babies born near oil and gas wells are more likely to suffer injuries and serious birth… Read More

Study Shows Link Between Birth Defects and Painkiller Use During Pregnancy

Opioid Use and Birth Defects According to a recent article in BU Today, a high number of doctors prescribe opioid… Read More

Environmental Hazards and Birth Injuries

Should Doctors Warn Expectant Mothers About Environmental Harms? Many expectant mothers receive information from medical professionals about the risks associated… Read More

Brothers Walk to Raise Awareness for Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Earlier this month, two brothers walked 40 miles in the June heat to raise awareness about cerebral… Read More

An Overlooked Problem: The Rise of Maternal Birth Injuries

Actress Tori Spelling, as reported by the New York Daily News, was admitted to the hospital in September 2012 for complications… Read More