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Parents and Teachers Must Work Together to Fight COVID-19 in Children
Schools around the country are starting to reopen in various phases of online learning and in-person classes. At the same time, rates of COVID-19 in children continue to rise. This has many parents and teachers […]
Two New Treatments for HIE Show Promise
Researchers believe that two new treatment options for babies with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) may be promising. Currently, hypothermia treatment, or cooling therapy, is the only medically accepted treatment for HIE. Now, however, researchers are […]
Experts: ‘Remarkable’ How Much we Still Don’t Know about COVID-19 in Pregnancy
In April, medical experts commented that was “remarkable” how little was known about COVID-19 in pregnancy. Now, more than six months into the pandemic and experts continue to echo that sentiment. This is concerning for […]
What are the Risks of Shoulder Dystocia?
One of the more rare complications of labor and delivery is shoulder dystocia. What is shoulder dystocia? It is a complication that occurs then the baby’s head is delivered but his or her shoulders become stuck […]
What Parents Need to Know about New PIMS Research
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, families across the world continue to fear the impact of COVID-19 on children. In April, 2020, doctors started notice an uptick in illnesses affecting children who may have been exposed […]
Is Cerebral Palsy Preventable?
Each year, more than 10,000 children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP). CP is the most common motor disorder affecting children in the United States. When a child is diagnosed with CP, it is only […]
Does COVID-19 Affect a Pregnant Woman’s Placenta?
We are now months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and we know a bit more about how the coronavirus affects certain patients. But researchers are still examining exactly how the coronavirus impacts pregnancy, labor, delivery and […]
PIMS and COVID-19: An Infographic Guide for Families
At Birth Injury Guide, we want families to have all the facts about COVID-19 and how it impacts children. Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS), also called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with COVID-19 (MIS-C), […]
How To Explain the Coronavirus to Kids and Answer Their Questions
Millions of families’ lives are upside down right now thanks to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. With schools shut down, businesses closed and shelter in place orders preventing visits with friends and family, there is no […]
Studies Suggest Coronavirus May be Transmitted Mother-to-Baby
As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, there are numerous concerns about general healthcare during this time. One of the most significant concerns is prenatal and obstetrical care. More specifically, […]