Archive for August, 2014

August 27, 2014 The parents of a infant girl filed a wrongful death lawsuit this month after their baby stopped developing normally. The parents, who wish to keep their name private, underwent to an amniocentesis to determine of their daughter was …

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August 26, 2014 A 2014 report shows that infants born in military hospitals are twice as likely to endure birth injuries when compared the other hospitals in the United States, the New York Times reports. According to studies, the higher …

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August 22, 2014 Mothers in Detroit, Michigan are dying from pregnancy and delivery issues at an alarming rate of over three times higher than the national average, per recent studies. According to statistics from Detroit’s Department of Community Health, at …

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August 21, 2014 A Linn County, Iowa couple won their negligence lawsuit this week, stemming from a 2011 injury that took place while the plaintiff was giving birth at Mercy Medical Center, in Cedar Rapids. According to court documents, 29-year-old …

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A study by the Mayo News Network suggests that some of the most popular rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications may be linked to a number of medical problems, including miscarriage and birth defects. RA is a medical condition in which the …

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August 14, 2014 A three-year-old girl, who is the center of a Madison County, Missouri birth injury trial, appeared in court this month, so that the jury could get a brief glimpse of the child who now lives with a …

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August 8, 2014 A $500,000 settlement was approved by the State of Iowa this week after a local hospital was accused of mishandling the treatment of a woman shortly after she gave birth. In 2009, Amy Peterson checked into the University of …

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A new study carried out by a team of international experts shows that a simple blood test given to women may reduce the risks of having an infant with neural tube defects. According to the medical journal BMJ, women who have …

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