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We work hard to keep our information as relevant and as up-to-date as possible. We strive to educate families on many different types of birth injuries, what the symptoms are, how birth injuries are caused, how they can be diagnosed, what the available treatment is, what the prognosis is, and what assistance programs are available to them.
If your child is suffering from a birth injury, it is natural that you have many questions and concerns. At Birth Injury Guide, we strive to answer all of your questions with the hope that we can help guide you and make your life a little easier if your child or loved one does have a birth injury.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy develops due to a brain malformation or injury before, during, or shortly after birth, there is still a lot of mystery as to how, exactly, an infant develops it.
How Do Infants Get Brain Damage?
Infant brain damage can happen during pregnancy, during delivery, or after birth. During delivery and shortly after birth, head trauma is one of the leading reasons for infant brain damage.
Is There a Cure for Cerebral Palsy?
Currently there is no cure for cerebral palsy, but extensive research and studies are ongoing. In the meantime, there are a few procedures and treatments that can make your child more comfortable.
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