Birth Injury Blog | Charles Thronson


How Doctors Detect Fetal Distress

November 30, 2021
Frequently, when people use the term fetal distress, what they’re actually referring to is fetal asphyxia (or birth asphyxia). This occurs when a baby does not receive sufficient oxygen during pregnancy or labor and delivery; often, the result can be...
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Dangers of Prolonged Labor

October 18, 2021
What Is Prolonged Labor? Labor is the process where a mother gives birth to a baby, where the baby and placenta exit from the uterus during childbirth. Prolonged labor refers to a slower-than-normal birthing process for a mother and newborn....
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What Causes Lack of Oxygen in Newborns?

September 7, 2021
What is a Lack of Oxygen for a Newborn?  Oxygen is a critical part of any human’s survival. Asphyxia occurs whenever the flow of oxygen is interrupted for any amount of time. For a newborn, this can occur during pregnancy,...
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The Impact of Negligent Fetal Monitoring

August 1, 2021
Fetal monitoring can be used to describe a range of monitoring techniques used (mostly) during labor and delivery, but also during pregnancy. Most frequently, however, fetal monitoring refers to monitoring the baby’s heartbeat. Practitioners can derive quite a bit of...
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Taking Care of You, Your Family, and Your Birth-Injured Child

July 10, 2021
Having a child is never easy, but there are certainly circumstances that can make it harder. If the newest addition to your family requires additional attention due to a traumatic birth or birth injury, that can make focusing on your...
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