All You Need to Know About VBAC Birth Injuries
June 22, 2021
A VBAC, or vaginal birth after C-section, can be a risky affair. A Cesarean delivery involves significant physical and emotional trauma that leave very real, impactful scars. The scar tissue that heals over the surgical openings in a mother’s uterus...
Medical Tests Used to Diagnose Birth Injuries
May 29, 2021
When a child is injured during birth, parents have a lot of questions that deserve to be answered. One of the first steps toward determining how to proceed with a birth injury lawsuit is getting the birth injury appropriately diagnosed....
Common Causes Of Fetal Asphyxia
April 17, 2021
Fetal asphyxia is a broad term that includes any asphyxia during, before, or after the birth process that is sufficient enough to cause neurological damage in newborns. In layman’s terms, it occurs when a newborn’s body does not receive enough...
Long-Term Medical Care for the Birth Injured Child
March 4, 2021
Injuries occurring when a baby is born are traumatic and often have long-term consequences. According to the CDC, just over 3.7 million babies were born in 2019 in the United States. Annually, it’s estimated that up to 37 babies in...
Everything You Need to Know About Erb’s Palsy
January 25, 2021
Erb’s palsy is a birth injury that causes damage to the nerves in the newborn child’s arm, causing arm weakness, numbness, and/or limited mobility. Also known as brachial plexus birth palsy (after the nerves that are affected), this injury occurs...