Birth Injury Blog

baby with strawberries in bowl

“Just how safe are our baby food products?” That is the question many consumers and parents are asking on the heels of a startling study.  Manufactured to help your child grow and develop, you trust baby food products to offer …

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Woman with ultrasound on belly

At Brown & Brothers, we are often asked questions about the numerous factors that contribute to medical malpractice and birth injuries.  Recently, we have been pondering the question, “Can estimating my baby’s size reduce the risk of birth injuries?” In …

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pediatrician doctor

When it comes to children’s healthcare, pediatricians are often considered the frontline for recognizing, diagnosing, and treating problems.  With this in mind, the question must be asked – what is the role of pediatricians for children with neurologic injuries? Are …

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Natural Birth

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 …

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flint drinking water crisis

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 …

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heart rate graph

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 …

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Just one month shy of his 12th birthday, the family of a Colorado birth injury victim has been awarded $4 million, but as the case lingers on, the fight for justice continues.  In a lawsuit filed three years ago, the …

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woman holding her pregnant belly

There are many factors that contribute to miscarriages and birth defects – both genetic and those caused by complications of pregnancy.  New research offers promising information for the future of prenatal care showing that Vitamin B3 could prevent miscarriage and …

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Mom holding baby

The fact that a Washington midwife is facing malpractice lawsuits is not as troubling as the fact that complaints span three decades.  Having provided care since her graduation from Seattle Midwifery School, the midwife,  Laura Hamilton, has continued to offer …

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Pregnant woman making heart symbol

During pregnancy, labor, delivery, and beyond, there is a great deal of focus on the health and development of the baby.  And while this is a rightfully significant focus, the question has been raised – “is maternal health forgotten during …

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