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Meconium Aspiration Syndrome And Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome And Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

  A few days ago, I posted a video explaining meconium and its impact during labor and delivery. Since that video, I have had questions from individuals about the medical condition meconium aspiration syndrome and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Since the...

HIE And Labor And Delivery Malpractice

HIE And Labor And Delivery Malpractice

  HIE and labor and delivery malpractice is a topic that is of frequent discussion with families who contact us. Essentially the families are asking how we know if their baby’s HIE diagnosis occurred during labor and delivery. HIE and labor and delivery...

Meconium And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

Meconium And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

  Meconium and HIE can, in some instances, manifest themselves together during labor and delivery. Although some literature states that meconium, in and of itself is not a guarantee that a baby will suffer a brain injury, the condition, when coupled with other...

HIE Issues Explained By PG County Baby Brain Injury Attorney

HIE Issues Explained By PG County Baby Brain Injury Attorney

  Today we will explore HIE issues in the context of a birth injury investigation. The issues covered in this article, and supporting video, will give readers and viewers a snapshot of some of the areas of concern when looking to understand the cause of a baby’s...

PG County Baby Brain Injury Attorney Answers Malpractice Questions

PG County Baby Brain Injury Attorney Answers Malpractice Questions

  In this PG County baby brain injury discussion I am going to set out to explain when Maryland law will conclude that medical malpractice occurred. This post stems from a conversation that I had with a Prince George’s County Maryland mother who was essentially...

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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