Birth Injury Blog

baby changing table

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved new federal safety standards for baby changing products.  As a parent, you want to make sure that the products you use for your family are safe.  Here is what you need to …

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surgical tools

A new study shows that forceps deliveries are causing increasing trauma to moms and babies in Canada.  The use of forceps during delivery is highly controversial, and many experts and researchers have warned that doctors are not properly trained to …

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child playing soccer

If your child suffered a brachial plexus injury during, or shortly after birth, you may be wondering about his or her future mobility or limitations.  One question many parents ask is “can my child play sports after a brachial plexus …

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While the physical signs and symptoms associated with cerebral palsy (CP) may be easy to identify, it can be more difficult to identify the developmental impacts of the disorder.  Developmental disorders often involve symptoms that may be confused with physical …

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child getting checked out by the doctor

A Pennsylvania woman has been awarded $4 million in compensatory damages in a pertussis-related medical malpractice lawsuit.  The lawsuit stems from the 2010 death of her infant daughter, who was just 32 days old at the time of her death.  …

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Pregnant woman holding baby clothing

How did c-sections begin, and why are they so common? This is a question on the minds of many, including healthcare professionals, lawmakers, and individuals like you.  A recent article published in Slate online examines the origins of c-sections in …

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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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