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New Data on Maternal Mortality Rates in the United States

A new report reveals changes in maternal mortality rates in the United States. At Birth Injury Guide, we know how important maternal health is to new and growing families. In this post, we offer you […]

Clinical Trial Tests if Viagra Could Reduce the Risk of Placental Insufficiency

A recent clinical trial suggests that Viagra could be the key to reducing placental insufficiency.  During the trial, 300 women were equally administered sildenafil (Viagra) or a placebo.  The results, published in the American Journal […]

Researchers Find that Therapeutic Cooling can Target Site of Brain Injuries in Newborns

When an infant suffers a lack of oxygen at birth, doctors have very little time to intervene and prevent further brain damage.  Currently, the best method for treating brain injuries in newborns is hypothermia treatment, […]

Women Concerned about Giving Birth at Hospitals Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Pregnant women around the world are talking to their doctors about how the coronavirus outbreak could affect their pregnancies and deliveries.  While research continues to assess COVID-19 and possible dangers for pregnant women and newborns, […]

Hoboken Infant Brain Injury Malpractice Case Settles for $7.1 Million

A Bayonne, New Jersey family has reached a settlement with Hoboken University Medical Center for $7.1 million.  The settlement may finally conclude the two-year infant brain injury malpractice case the family filed after the birth […]

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.  For 2020, the theme is “Best for You.  Best for Baby.” This theme focuses on the overall health of mother and child.  Being as healthy as possible before […]

TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Accused of Selling Recalled Children’s Products

TJX Companies stores TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores across the United States are accused of selling recalled children’s products for months or even years after the recalls were announced.  Our birth injury lawyer offers […]

Class I FDA Recall of GE Healthcare Infant Incubators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is identifying an incubator recall as a Class I, the most serious type of recall.  According to the FDA recall notice, certain GE Healthcare incubators are being recalled […]

World’s Largest Study on Infant Brain Injuries Begins in India

A new study titled “Prevention of Epilepsy by reducing Neonatal Encephalopathy” is said to be the world’s largest on infant brain injuries.  Headed by Imperial College London, the study aims to reduce the number of […]

An Overview of the Types of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common brain disorders affecting infants in the United States.  Estimates suggest that 8,000 to 10,000 people receive a diagnosis each year.  These individuals suffer from movement and […]