What are some of the risk factors for a knotted umbilical cord?
Due to a knotted umbilical cord having the ability to obstruct blood flow, it is important for parents to understand the risk factors  that are associated with a knotted cord. Here are common risk factors tied to a knotted umbilical cord:
Long umbilical cord
Multiple babies (Twins, ETC…)
Older Mother (Older than 35)
Smoking & Drug Use
 National Library of Medicine Risk factors associated with true knots of the umbilical cord https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11516797/
Will Every Baby’s HIE Injury Look The Same?
https://youtu.be/geQTeAu2FxQ Will every baby’s HIE injury look the same? To put the question another way, will an HIE injury manifest itself the exact same way with every baby. This educational article, and supporting video, will touch on not only the physical...
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?
The question of how can we prevent HIE at birth is one that families voice concern over when they contact us after their baby has been diagnosed with an HIE injury. For many families, HIE is something that is not really talked about beforehand because of the...
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