Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy And Preeclampsia

If a baby develops cerebral palsy, it is likely through an injury to the brain. In some circumstances, a cerebral palsy diagnosis can be due to genetics (unknown causes in some cases), but a brain injury at birth can also be the cause of a subsequent cerebral palsy diagnosis in a baby. A baby suffering from birth asphyxia can lead to a brain injury. Birth asphyxia can be caused by a reduction in oxygen to the baby, which in turn can be the cause of a brain injury and cerebral palsy. If a mother has difficulty controlling her blood pressure due to preeclampsia, this can lead to blood and oxygen problems in the baby, which in turn can lead to the baby suffering from a brain injury.

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Baby Loses Oxygen During Labor And Delivery Now CP Diagnosis

  Baby loses oxygen during labor and delivery and now a CP diagnosis? Bringing a new life into the world is a profound experience, full of joy and hope. However, when your baby is diagnosed with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) at birth, it can be...

The Most Common Error We See By Nurses During Labor & Delivery

  The most common error we see by nurses during labor and delivery that can lead to a baby suffering a Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) brain injury at birth is the failure to adequately monitor and respond to a baby in distress. For our talk today a baby in...

How Nurses Help Families Of Newborns With An HIE Brain Injury

  Today's post will focus on how nurses help families of newborns with an HIE brain injury, but from the context of how the injury happened and if a birth injury assessment from a birth injury lawyer is warranted. As a mother who has recently given birth to a...

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