Birth Injury Blog

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For children with cerebral palsy, oral health may seem secondary to more serious medical conditions.  The fact is, however, that children with cerebral palsy are at risk for oral health issues that could complicate their overall health and wellbeing.  For …

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A worldwide formula recall has been initiated after a Salmonella outbreak in France left twenty-six children severely ill.  The recall includes more than 7,000 tons of powdered milk products manufactured by Lactalis Group – one of the world’s largest dairy …

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A new study published in eLife shows prematurity and brain injuries at birth may cause lasting chemical changes, most notably reduced levels of dopamine.  Low levels of dopamine can cause a range of mental health and other issues, which may …

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archery

A Kentucky high schooler with Erb’s Palsy is breaking boundaries as an archer, and has become one of the top student archers in the world.  high school junior Faith Oakley is breaking boundaries and offering hope to families affected by …

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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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