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Genetics And An HIE Birth Injury Case

Genetics And An HIE Birth Injury Case

Genetics and an HIE birth injury is an important topic for families looking to understand the cause of their baby’s diagnosis. This issue can not only have medial significance, but also legal, from a medical legal prospective. Understanding the importance of genetics...

Increased Fetal Heart Rate During Labor And Delivery

Increased Fetal Heart Rate During Labor And Delivery

  In today’s educational articles we are going to discuss increased fetal heart rate during labor and delivery. This post is the flipside of a post I did a few days ago in which we talk about decreased fetal heart rate during labor and delivery. Both conditions,...

Decreased Fetal Heart Rate And Labor And Delivery

Decreased Fetal Heart Rate And Labor And Delivery

  Decreased fetal heart rate and labor and delivery can be an important discussion, especially in the context of HIE, or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Where things can get extremely dangerous is when the decreased fetal heart rate continues, despite...

Baby Brain Injury Medical Costs And Birth Injury Settlement

Baby Brain Injury Medical Costs And Birth Injury Settlement

  Baby brain injury medical costs and birth injury settlement questions are common when families contact us following their baby’s traumatic brain injury. These questions usually exist because for many families, this is the first time in their life that they have...

When The Umbilical Cord Around The Neck Is Dangerous

When The Umbilical Cord Around The Neck Is Dangerous

  Over the last few months, we have received quite a few questions essentially focusing on when the umbilical cord around the neck is dangerous. Sometimes this question will come up because of what is discovered on imaging technology regarding the baby. In this...

A Detached Placenta And HIE

A Detached Placenta And HIE

  A detached placenta and HIE are two serious types of medical conditions that can be encountered in some pregnancies. Although these conditions are not typical for most pregnancies and labor and deliveries, they still must be diagnosed and treated accordingly...

Medical Malpractice

Increased Fetal Heart Rate During Labor And Delivery

Increased Fetal Heart Rate During Labor And Delivery

  In today’s educational articles we are going to discuss increased fetal heart rate during labor and delivery. This post is the flipside of a post I did a few days ago in which we talk about decreased fetal heart rate during labor and delivery. Both conditions,...

Decreased Fetal Heart Rate And Labor And Delivery

Decreased Fetal Heart Rate And Labor And Delivery

  Decreased fetal heart rate and labor and delivery can be an important discussion, especially in the context of HIE, or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Where things can get extremely dangerous is when the decreased fetal heart rate continues, despite...

How Some Medical Malpractice Cases Can Be Limited Money-Wise

How Some Medical Malpractice Cases Can Be Limited Money-Wise

  How some medical malpractice cases can be limited money-wise. To put the issue another way some jurisdictions will cap how much money you can recover in a medical malpractice case. This means that if a jury agrees with your position and gives you money above...

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why does the standard of care matter in medical malpractice, or a birth trauma case? The reason I am highlighting standard of care is because I have talked about this issue before in passing in other videos and posts, with this one going into a little more depth as to...

Clues As To The Cause Of The HIE Diagnosis

Clues As To The Cause Of The HIE Diagnosis

One question that we are repeatedly asked when speaking with families is what was the cause of the HIE diagnosis? In this educational article and supporting video I will discuss one way in which you can listen for possible clues as to the cause of your baby’s HIE...

5 Common Errors Which Can Lead To Brain Injuries In Newborns

5 Common Errors Which Can Lead To Brain Injuries In Newborns

  Today we will deal with the 5 common errors which can lead to brain injuries in newborns. Before moving forward please remember that this list is not exhaustive and is not in any order, as any one of these things can lead to disastrous results if left unchecked...

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