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It goes without saying that maternal death is one of the most tragic events that can occur.  Unfortunately, the rate of maternal mortality is on...
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The Risks of Preeclampsia: How It Affects the Mother and the Baby
Preeclampsia is a blood pressure disorder that is relatively common during pregnancy. Medical News Today describes preeclampsia as “the most common complication to occur during...
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Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have been awarded a birth injury settlement on behalf of a baby who sustained a catastrophic stroke during delivery as...
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Impacts of Birth Injury for Your Whole Family
When a newborn is diagnosed with a birth injury it can impact every member of your family. Understanding these impacts, understanding your coping mechanisms, and...
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NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are drugs that can cause miscarriages and fetal kidney damage, among other maladies. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...
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Common signs your baby is in distress in the womb include heart rate irregularities, decreased fetal movement, intense cramping (in the mother), vaginal bleeding (in...
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Vacuum extraction is a process used during labor that applies a suction cup to the baby’s head and helps “suck” the baby out of the...
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Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a catch-all term for brain damage in newborn babies caused by oxygen deprivation and insufficient blood flow. The Sarnat Staging Scale...
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As a new or expecting parent, ensuring that your child is healthy and safe is one of your top priorities. You expect it to be...
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When a fetus is in the womb, its positioning can greatly impact the risk of complications arising during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. In the majority...
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