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  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:
 Johns Hopkins Medicine Types of Seizures https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/epilepsy/types-of-seizures#:~:text=A%20seizure%20is%20a%20burst,Seizures%20are%20not%20all%20alike.
Will Every Baby’s HIE Injury Look The Same?
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Brain Imaging Patterns And A Baby’s HIE Injury
https://youtu.be/93mNyY3bBi0 When a family calls us regarding a birth injury investigation, brain imaging patterns, and a baby’s HIE injury are not questions that families are generally well versed on. This is because an HIE injury is not something that is...
What If A Baby Suffers Seizures Following Birth?
What if a baby suffers seizures following birth? Seizure activity can occur immediately following birth or they can manifest a few hours afterwards. Regardless, seizures are serious and should be treated accordingly. For many of the families who contact us...
How Can We Prevent HIE At Birth?
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