Traumatic Birth Delivery

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During some deliveries, children may sustain minor trauma resulting in some level of swelling and bruising after birth. Sometimes, though, certain more severe complications can manifest during labor and delivery that amount to more than just minor scrapes and bruises. Known as traumatic birth injuries, these typically occur during the delivery process and are often devastating to parents who expected things to go as planned during the delivery process.

One of the primary reasons why innocent children sustain traumatic birth injuries is due to medical negligence. Please call Stern Law, PLLC at (800)462-5772 today for a free review of your case.

What can lead to a traumatic birth delivery?

According to national statistics, one in every five to seven births out of 1,000 involve trauma or injury. There are several causes of traumatic birth deliveries, such as:

What are the complications associated with traumatic birth injuries?

Fetal risks of traumatic delivery include:

In addition to the fetal risks associated with traumatic birth injuries, it is also worth noting that they can also cause medical complications for you, the mother, as well, including:

  • Extensive vaginal tearing
  • Bruising or lacerations to the vagina
  • Post-partum problems with urinating or passing a bowel movement
  • Persistent post-partum pain
  • Excessive bleeding during and after delivery

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If your child entered the world during a traumatic delivery, he or she could have sustained injuries that could affect the rest of his or her life. If you suspect the traumatic injury occurred as a result of medical negligence, it's important to know your legal rights.

For more information about your options, please call Stern Law, PLLC at (800)462-5772 for qualified guidance in your birth injury case.