Birth Injury Blog

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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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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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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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As adults, many of us rely on caffeine to get us through the day.  While the benefits of caffeine are often questioned, the benefits of caffeine therapy after premature birth are gaining support in the medical community.  In fact, in …

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A recent U.S.  Supreme Court ruling could affect Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talcum powder ovarian cancer claims.  In June 2017, several sources suggested that J&J may take advantage of the Supreme Court ruling that limits where injury lawsuits can be …

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In May 2017, the U.S.  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about a defective product – birth control blister packs. The defect is risky due to compromising the effectiveness of birth control drug Mibelas.  Distributed across the nation …

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Fidget spinners have taken the world by storm over the past few months – Kids want them, schools are banning them, manufacturers and websites are raving about the benefits.  In light of the rage surrounding these little gadgets, the question …

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It’s summertime, and the usual time for many parents to question all the different varieties of sunscreen – what works, what SPF is best, are they safe, what is the best method of application? To help answer these questions, here …

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The family of a Tinley Park, Illinois girl has been awarded a medical malpractice verdict of $23.1 million in a brain damage case stemming from her birth.  Now five years old, the girl suffers from ongoing health problems following a …

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In 2003, a New York Times report suggested that one in five babies are born via medically induced birth, with half of those inductions being elective.  There are many reasons why delivery may be induced, and the question must be …

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