Birth Injury Blog

woman and her child

More often than ever, women are choosing to have children later in life, with many choosing to give birth after age 40.  Researchers now suggest that women over 40 are at a greater risk of preterm birth.  They urge healthcare …

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umbrella in the rain

Summer is almost upon us, and that has many people gearing up for school to be out, traveling, and more outdoor adventures.  If you know someone who has cerebral palsy, you may also be wondering if summer weather impacts cerebral …

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Studies and legislation in Italy, France, and the United Kingdom have reinforced the dangers of epilepsy drug valproate – a drug already listed as dangerous here in the United States.  Here is what women around the world need to know …

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woman getting a back massage

Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are miraculous processes that highlight the power of a woman’s body.  However, these processes can also be difficult, painful, and complicated, which is why in light of recent research, we are asking – “What is CranioSacral …

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doctor holding up x-ray of a spine

Brachial plexus injuries are one of the most common birth injuries sustained during labor and delivery.  Now, researchers are exploring the longer term impact of brachial plexus injuries and are seeking to address the question – “Can Brachial Plexus Birth …

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mother kissing her baby

When you have a baby, you will notice that his or her head circumference is measured routinely – generally until they reach toddler age.  Head circumference has always been an important part of documenting your child’s overall health, but new …

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toddler girl in a high chair holding a toy camera

A recent Graco high chair recall is highlighting the importance of safety and proper use of high chairs.  If you have an infant or toddler, a high chair is likely an important part of your household.  Learn more about the …

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figure with brain drawing on head

Most people don’t know that newborns are at the same risk of suffering a stroke as elderly individuals.  With the side effects of stroke commonly known, one must ask – “how does neonatal stroke affect babies long term?” For parents, …

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baby laying on its side

In what is being called the largest personal injury verdict in Delaware County, a judge has awarded over $40 million to a birth injury victim and her family.  The birth injury victim, now six years old, suffered a spinal injury …

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A Texas family has won the fight with their local school district over an assistive device their disabled son needs to use while on campus.  The teenager, a student at Veterans Memorial High School, suffered a birth injury that damaged …

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