Birth Injury Blog

Birth Injury Guide's blog offers information and resources for families impacted by birth injuries or medical negligence.

Start Your FREE Case Review

Speak with a birth injury attorney to learn more about your legal rights.

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 […]

Avoiding Forceps: The Key to Avoiding Birth Injuries in Newborn Babies?

Ongoing research indicates avoiding forceps during delivery may be key in preventing birth injuries in newborn babies.  Research also shows that avoiding forceps can reduce the risk of trauma to the mother.  But do mothers […]

Are Birth Asphyxia and Moro Reflex Related?

Most new parents have experienced the frustration of putting a baby down to sleep. But instead of going to sleep, the child throws their arms wide and starts crying.  It may not seem like a […]

Fans: Duggar Baby Has Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

Instagram photos from proud mom Jessa Duggar, now Jessa Seewald, are prompting speculation about the health of the newest addition to the “Counting On” family.  Eagle-eyed fans admiring pictures of the newborn spotted classic signs […]

Botched Forceps Delivery Case: $6 Million Award

A British family has won a legal battle against the United Kingdom’s universal health care system, the National Health Service (NHS).  This story highlights the fact that birth injuries can happen in hospitals anywhere in […]

Birth Injuries Impact the Mental Health of Fathers

Birth injuries are traumatic for mothers and fathers.  The emotional devastation of a permanent or debilitating injury to a child is unimaginable.  Parents anticipate the arrival of their little one with so many hopes and […]

Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Sleeper Prompt Outrage

Reports of at least 32 infant deaths related to the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper have sparked outrage after the manufacturer hesitated to issue a recall.  Early in April 2019, the popular infant brand issued […]

Great Gift Ideas for Children with Cerebral Palsy

When it comes to gift-giving for children with cerebral palsy, you want to find items that are fun, practical, and appropriate for the recipient.  This task can be more difficult than most people realize.  Every child […]