Birth Injury Blog

cerebral palsy

Summer is almost upon us, and that has many people gearing up for school to be out, traveling, and more outdoor adventures.  If you know someone who has cerebral palsy, you may also be wondering if summer weather impacts cerebral …

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Studies and legislation in Italy, France, and the United Kingdom have reinforced the dangers of epilepsy drug valproate – a drug already listed as dangerous here in the United States.  Here is what women around the world need to know …

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craniosacral therapy

Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are miraculous processes that highlight the power of a woman’s body.  However, these processes can also be difficult, painful, and complicated, which is why in light of recent research, we are asking – “What is CranioSacral …

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brachial plexus birth injuries

Brachial plexus injuries are one of the most common birth injuries sustained during labor and delivery.  Now, researchers are exploring the longer term impact of brachial plexus injuries and are seeking to address the question – “Can Brachial Plexus Birth …

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brain damage

When you have a baby, you will notice that his or her head circumference is measured routinely – generally until they reach toddler age.  Head circumference has always been an important part of documenting your child’s overall health, but new …

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toddler girl in a high chair holding a toy camera

A recent Graco high chair recall is highlighting the importance of safety and proper use of high chairs.  If you have an infant or toddler, a high chair is likely an important part of your household.  Learn more about the …

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neonatal stroke

Most people don’t know that newborns are at the same risk of suffering a stroke as elderly individuals.  With the side effects of stroke commonly known, one must ask – “how does neonatal stroke affect babies long term?” For parents, …

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birth injury

In what is being called the largest personal injury verdict in Delaware County, a judge has awarded over $40 million to a birth injury victim and her family.  The birth injury victim, now six years old, suffered a spinal injury …

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A Texas family has won the fight with their local school district over an assistive device their disabled son needs to use while on campus.  The teenager, a student at Veterans Memorial High School, suffered a birth injury that damaged …

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infection

One of the key elements of development is the idea that what we are exposed to as children will affect us as we age.  In this post titled “Can Inflammation from Infection Cause Adult-Onset Heart Problems”, we will discuss new …

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