Birth Injury Blog

Giving birth can be a joyous, memorable occasion for expectant parents. It can also be a difficult and traumatic process. Many newborn babies suffer minor injuries during labor and delivery, with a significant number of these being caused simply by …

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Brain Injuries at Birth - houston attorney

For many years, it has been assumed that the primary cause of brain injuries at birth was oxygen deprivation or doctor error. While oxygen deprivation and doctor error can certainly lead to brain injuries, a new report suggests that brain …

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diagnosing cerebral palsy

Unfortunately, diagnosing cerebral palsy can be a complicated, lengthy process. If you suspect that your child may have a condition like cerebral palsy, you want answers as quickly as possible. During this process, parents often have many questions about what …

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brachial plexus injury

  One of the most common preventable birth injuries is a brachial plexus injury. A brachial plexus injury occurs when the nerves in the baby’s shoulder are damaged during the labor and delivery process. These unfortunate injuries are commonly caused …

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Bentonite Me Baby FDA Warning: 'Do Not Purchase or Use'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a popular skincare product after laboratory tests revealed the presence of lead. The product, Bentonite Me Baby manufactured by Alikay Naturals, is a clay product designed for detoxifying and cleansing the skin …

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Bentonite Me Baby FDA Warning: 'Do Not Purchase or Use'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report in January of 2016 stating that the product Bentonite Me Baby, which is manufactured by Alikay Naturals, could be contaminated with lead. The FDA reports that a laboratory analysis of …

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car seat and booster seat recalls

In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers about Alikay Naturals’ product Bentonite Me Baby. According to the report, laboratory testing has indicated elevated levels of lead, which can be dangerous to consumers. The …

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One of the most important factors influencing healthy growth and development of newborns is feeding. Unfortunately, many newborns suffer from birth defects or feeding disorders, which can complicate their development and lead to extended time in the hospital, continued treatment …

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November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and yesterday was World Premature Day. Premature birth is the leading cause of infant deaths worldwide and in the United States. Thankfully, the number of premature births has decreased steadily over the last several years …

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Birth injury malpractice is among the most devastating forms of medical malpractice or negligence. When hospitals or healthcare providers fail to protect their littlest patients, the results can be tragic. Unfortunately, the labor and delivery process can be complicated, and …

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