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...
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....
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,...
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...
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...