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Is my child displaying symptoms of a birth injury? What exactly is a birth injury and how did this happen? Is my doctor to blame? What should I do once I find out my child has a birth injury? What will life with a child with a birth injury look like, and what is the prognosis of certain birth injuries? It’s natural for these and many more questions to come to mind. At Birth Injury Guide, we strive to answer all of your questions with the hope that we can help guide you and make your life a little easier if your child or loved one does have a birth injury.

We work hard to keep our information as relevant and as up-to-date as possible. We strive to educate families on many different types of birth injuries, what the symptoms are, how birth injuries are caused, how they can be diagnosed, what the available treatment is, what the prognosis is, and what assistance programs are available to them. For very serious birth injuries such as cerebral palsy, we include information on adaptive equipment, different forms of therapy, and how you can manage your child’s symptoms to make life easier for the whole family.

Additionally, given the recent increase in interest, we have added information about the link between Zofran and birth defects?

Birth Injury ResourcesLearn More About the Types and Causes of Birth Injuries

Birth Injury

As parents prepare for a new baby, they hope for the best, and hope that the healthcare providers responsible for their infant’s health do the best that they can. After all, a physician is responsible for giving both mother and infant medical …

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Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s palsy, a form of brachial plexus palsy, occurs when the upper arm’s nerves are injured, causing paralysis in the upper arm area. During birth, a physician pulling too hard on an infant can lead to Erb’s palsy, and the infant may need neurosurgery for treatment.

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a common disorder, affecting an average of 500,000 people. Depending on the severity of the disorder, many infants with cerebral palsy develop other disabilities, such as trouble with hearing, sight, speech, and motor skills.

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Infant Wrongful Death

Medical negligence, unfortunately, can cause severe injuries to infants. Wrongful death occurs if the infant dies due to the negligent behavior of healthcare providers.

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Infant Brain Damage

Infant brain damage can lead to a myriad of severe, life-long health problems. Brain damage is usually caused by a traumatic brain injury during delivery or trauma​ during pregnancy.

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Infant Injury Caused by Defective Product

Overview: Infant Injury Caused by Defective Product Your infant’s health and safety is the highest priority for you, your family, and hopefully your infant’s treating physicians. Unfortunately, sometimes there are defective products, including medical devices or infant products, that may …

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The mission of Birth Injury Guide is to help answer the questions that parents and families have about birth injuries. Throughout our website you’ll find comprehensive birth injury information that will help guide you if your child or loved one has a birth injury. Additionally, our birth injury experts are standing by to help answer any questions you may have. Feel free to call us toll free at 877-415-6603.

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Do Women Really Know the Risks of Vaginal Birth Injuries?

When most people hear the term birth injuries, they immediately think about injuries suffered by the child, but what about the injuries suffered by women? Do women really know the risks of vaginal birth injuries? Are doctors giving women enough …

October 19, 2017
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New Study Says Flint Water Crisis Increased Fetal Deaths, Lowered Fertility Rates

The Flint water crisis has been a popular subject for the media in recent years, with a great deal of focus on just how the water crisis has impacted nearby residents.  Published in September 2017, a new study claims that …

October 10, 2017
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Improper Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Causes Errors

During pregnancy, and especially during labor and delivery, fetal heart rate monitoring is extremely important.  Improper fetal heart rate monitoring can cause errors leading to injuries or death, and can be devastating to your entire family.  In this post, the …

September 26, 2017
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