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Learning more about another birth injury, brachial plexus

The birth of a baby is usually a happy time for Maryland parents. Sometimes, however, labor and delivery may experience complications and produce risks that can harm the infant. For example, babies can experience birth injuries that lead to defects such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation and other injuries and medical errors can be the cause of brachial plexus injury in newborns as well. There is a chance that medical labor errors committed during birth caused these defects.

Delivery errors lead to death of baby, midwife found negligent

Giving birth is a very delicate and, at times, complicated procedure. Even under the supervision of a medical professional, the process should be handled with great care and medical lapses should always be avoided. Delivery errors will compromise the health of the mother and the life of the baby, as well. Many Greenbelt, Maryland, parents and medical practitioners have probably heard about the recent medical malpractice case that highlights the dangers of medical mistakes during childbirth.

Caesarean sections increases the risk of birth injuries

In Greenbelt, Maryland, mothers know how perilous giving birth to a child is. Although giving birth is the most awaited time for both parents, it puts the lives of both the mother and child in danger. Because of this, only trained professionals such as doctors and anesthesiologists handle the task to ensure the safety of the mother and the baby and prevent labor errors.

Family receives medical malpractice award for birth injury

It can be incredibly confusing and difficult for patients who are injured when receiving medical care. For the most part, patients want to believe the best of the medical community. While the intentions of doctors and nurses may be noble, sometimes a person's intentions don't matter. This is especially true when the person commits a preventable medical mistake that results in a serious injury. Maryland readers may find the following blog concerning a recent birth injuries case interesting.

Delivery error leaves child with cerebral palsy

Complications in the labor and delivery process can have serious consequences for the mother and child in the delivery room. Fortunately, when delivery or labor errors do occur it may be possible to hold the responsible parties accountable. Maryland readers may be interested in the following case in which a child experienced cerebral palsy and other birth injuries, including grave developmental impairments, due to delivery errors.

Birth injuries, maternal mortality and the dangers of delivery

Childbirth is supposed to be the most wonderful moment in a parent's life. Although this is true in the vast majority of cases, sometimes things can go terribly wrong. Despite significant improvements in technology and training, labor errors and other delivery errors continue to occur. While the focus understandably tends to be on birth injuries to the child, maternal mortality is often one form of birth injury that gets overlooked.

Physicians push procedures despite risk of birth injuries

Every expecting parent's greatest fear is that an unexpected complication will compromise the health and wellbeing of their child. While medical and technological advancements have greatly reduced such occurrences, complications continue to occur at unacceptable rates. For instance, labor errors and delivery errors continue to threaten U.S. newborns. Often, such birth injuries can occur as a result of unnecessary and invasive procedures.

Lawsuit filed over birth injuries that took infant's life

While every medical malpractice case is tragic, the most heartrending involve birth injuries. In Maryland as well as most other states, birth injuries generally refer to labor errors or mistakes in the delivery process that effect newborns. While these injuries typically occur during the delivery process itself, some birth injuries involve harm that arose before birth or during pregnancy.

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