Birth Injury

What is Meconium’s Relevance to Birth Injuries?

When it comes to cerebral palsy and birth injuries, there are a wide number of terms thrown around that can be overwhelming for parents. One particular term may stand out due to its uniqueness: meconium. What is meconium and what is its relevance to cerebral palsy? We will dive into…

Choosing a Birth Injury Lawyer

Cerebral Palsy can be caused by a wide spectrum of factors, including genetics and events surrounding the pregnancy, labor and delivery, or during newborn care. When Cerebral Palsy is caused by a medical professional’s error, and was thus preventable, parents are left the difficult task of selecting a birth injury…

Understanding Risks Presented by the Statute of Limitations

Birth injuries are a leading cause of cerebral palsy and can cause serious injury to a child that will often limit their functional and cognitive abilities for a lifetime. When a medical professional was responsible for causing a child’s cerebral palsy, it would seem obvious that they should be held…

What is Pitocin?

A term you likely have heard before, Pitocin is much more than just a delivery room staple. Often used to accelerate the delivery process, Pitocin goes beyond a drug simply paired with IVs and a fetal monitor. Though it can and is safely used, Pitocin can pose risks to you…

What Is Tachysystole?

Based upon a very wide range of factors involved, a child’s delivery can vary widely depending upon the circumstances. While some women experience few if any complications during labor, others can face a wide range of complications due to their size, health and more. One thing that can be extremely…

Improper Prescriptions for a Pregnant Woman

The health and wellbeing of a fetus are directly tied to the health and well-being of the fetus’s mother. Where an expectant mother takes steps to protect her own health – steps like exercising regularly and appropriately, taking prenatal vitamins, and having regular appointments with her doctor – the fetus’s…

Understanding CP: What is a Birth Injury?

We have previously discussed Cerebral Palsy at length, explaining how it is caused and the root brain injury that surrounds the diagnosis. But when we use the term ‘birth injury,’ it is easy to assume that this describes more obvious actions. A birth injury calls to mind a child being…