Birth Injuries

Has Your Baby Suffered Seizures Following Birth?

Following birth, babies can suffer from seizures due to various factors such as a lack of blood and oxygen. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy along with an extended labor due to shoulder dystocia, are a few scenarios where a baby can develop a seizure due to fetal hypoxia.

When the brain experiences an uncontrolled electrical disturbance [1] which leads to shaking, jerking, and a temporary loss of consciousness, a seizure has occurred. Although seizures in babies can be subtle, it is important that you understand the various types of seizures that a baby can suffer from. Some of the different types of seizures a baby may experience is as follows:

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