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Misdiagnosed Pregnancy and the Dangers of Doctor Negligence

When doctors fail to abide by the standards of medical care that their positions demand, your health and well-being can suffer, and your legal rights may be seriously violated.  In this post, we discuss misdiagnosed […]

Information about Essure and Fetal Deaths

A device designed to prevent pregnancy, Essure is causing quite a stir as thousands of women and families come forward with complaints of serious side effects, complicated pregnancies, and even death.  In this article, we […]

Childbirth and Injuries: What is Normal?

Childbirth is one of the most amazing and terrifying experiences women endure.  One of the most common questions when it comes to childbirth and injuries, is “what is normal”? Of course, when your body goes […]

Why Was My Newborn Cooled?

If your child has hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, he or she may benefit from cooling therapy.

What is Bilirubin Encephalopathy a.k.a. Kernicterus?

Bilirubin encephalopathy (BE), also known as kernicterus or acute bilirubin encephalopathy, is a neurological condition that occurs when an infant has severe jaundice.  BE is considered a rare condition, but is nevertheless a concern for […]

Family Awarded $16M in Medical Negligence Lawsuit

An Alabama family made headlines in 2016 after being awarded $16 million in a medical negligence lawsuit against an Alabama hospital. In a traumatic example of the devastating effects of medical negligence, this story is […]

Six Tips to Help New Moms

Being a new mom is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. It can also be one of the most stressful and exhausting experiences. Caring for an infant is not easy. You likely […]

The 12 Steps of Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy

Unfortunately, diagnosing cerebral palsy can be a complicated, lengthy process. If you suspect that your child may have a condition like cerebral palsy, you want answers as quickly as possible. During this process, parents often […]

Bentonite Me Baby Lawyer Discusses Lead Exposure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a popular skincare product after laboratory tests revealed the presence of lead. The product, Bentonite Me Baby manufactured by Alikay Naturals, is a clay product designed for […]

Newborn Feeding Problems: What Families Need to Know

One of the most important factors influencing healthy growth and development of newborns is feeding. Unfortunately, many newborns suffer from birth defects or feeding disorders, which can complicate their development and lead to extended time […]