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Cerebral Palsy: Types, Causes, and Costs

Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy: Types, Causes, and Costs

When an infant is born with cerebral palsy, it could have been caused by two factors: incidents that naturally occurred during pregnancy or by avoidable medical mistakes made by the …

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What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Vacuum Extraction Delivery

Birth Injuries

What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Vacuum Extraction Delivery

Vacuum extraction is a procedure that is occasionally performed during vaginal delivery. During this procedure, the doctor uses a vacuum to help move the baby through the birth canal, and …

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What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Forceps Delivery

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What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Forceps Delivery

What Is Forceps Delivery? Forceps delivery is a type of assisted vaginal delivery that is sometimes needed in the course of vaginal childbirth when the infant gets stuck. During this …

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Prescription Drugs During Pregnancy

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Prescription Drugs During Pregnancy

About 70 percent of pregnant women take at least one prescription drug during pregnancy, but not all prescription medicines are safe to use during pregnancy. Harmful Prescription Drugs Numerous drugs …

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Failure to Detect Fetal Distress

Birth Injuries

Failure to Detect Fetal Distress

What Is Fetal Distress? Fetal distress, or non-reassuring fetal status, is an uncommon complication of labor that refers to the presence of signs that suggest the fetus might not be …

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Negligent Fetal Monitoring During Labor

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Negligent Fetal Monitoring During Labor

What Is Fetal Monitoring? Fetal monitoring measures the heart rate, rhythm, and other functions of the fetus, including the presence or absence of accelerations and decelerations of the heartbeat. The …

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Negligence in Prenatal Care

Birth Injuries

Negligence in Prenatal Care

What Is Prenatal Care? Prenatal care is the health care you receive while pregnant, including checkups, prenatal testing, and vaccinations. It can help keep you and your baby healthy, assist …

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Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Risks, and What You Can Do About It.

Birth Injuries

Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Risks, and What You Can Do About It.

What Is Preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs during pregnancy and is often indicated by high blood pressure after the 20th week of pregnancy or after giving birth (postpartum …

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Shoulder Dystocia: Symptoms, Causes, and Complications

Birth Injuries

Shoulder Dystocia: Symptoms, Causes, and Complications

What Is Shoulder Dystocia? Shoulder dystocia refers to the scenario during labor when a baby’s head passes through the birth canal and the baby’s shoulders become stuck. This complication becomes …

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Umbilical Cord Conditions: How Your Doctor’s Negligence Could Lead to Serious Birth Injuries

Birth Injuries

Umbilical Cord Conditions: How Your Doctor’s Negligence Could Lead to Serious Birth Injuries

The umbilical cord is a narrow tube that connects the developing baby to the uterus of the mother. It is often referred to as the “supply line” because it carries …

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