What Can Cause Fetal Distress During Labor And Delivery?
Keep in mind that when a baby is suffering from a low oxygen supply, fetal distress can occur. The following are some of the medical conditions  that can lead to fetal distress stemming from delivery:
The Presence Of Meconium & Other Factors
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Umbilical Cord Prolapse
Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
Shoulder Dystocia (Compressed Umbilical Cord)
Umbilical Cord Knots
 American Pregnancy Association Fetal Distress https://americanpregnancy.org/healthy-pregnancy/labor-and-birth/fetal-distress/
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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