Birth Injuries

What Is Placental Abruption And Was It The Cause Of Your Baby’s Birth Injury?

Placental abruption is a serious pregnancy complication that occurs when the placenta either completely or partially detaches from the wall of the uterus [1] prior to the baby being delivered. When and if placental abruption occurs, the mother has a high risk of massive bleeding, which in turn can lead to a reduced level of blood and oxygen flowing to the baby. Placental abruption is a sudden onset, experienced by mothers, and if left untreated, the baby and the mother can suffer from an injury. Even though placental abruption can happen early in pregnancy, it commonly occurs during the birthing process, which is a time of extreme stress.

If placental abruption does not occur, the placenta is delivered following the birth of the child. Below you will find some of the responsibilities that are associated with the placenta and baby development:

\

Oxygen

\

Removal Of Waste

\

Helps Prevent Infection

\

Hormone Which Support Pregnancy

\

Helps To Develop The Umbilical Cord

When doctors suspect placental abruption, extra attention must be given to the mother and the baby. If a partial abruption occurs, it can lead to a complete separation, which triggers the need to deliver the baby immediately, which in turn usually requires an emergency C-Section.

Quick Links

HIE

Cerebral Palsy

Meconium

FAQs

Resources

Glossary

Contact

Latest Articles

Is A Baby’s HIE Diagnosis The Result Of Negligence?

  Is a baby’s HIE diagnosis the result of negligence? To put the question another was is whether negligence is the cause of a baby’s HIE diagnosis? Both questions, when analyzed at their basic levels ask essentially what the elements of negligence from a legal...

Trial Labor After C-Section And Possible Complications

  A trial labor after C-section and possible complications can present many issues from a medical legal standpoint. One reason for us to dig further into these issues is because of follow up questions after a previous video and educational article dealing with...

¿Cómo es una lesión cerebral en un bebé al nacer?

  En esta charla hablaremos de cómo es una lesión cerebral en un bebé al nacer. Para muchos padres, este tipo de experiencia les es ajena hasta que no se ven abocados a este tipo de situación. Nuestro propósito hoy es ayudar a las familias a entender cómo puede...

Follow Us

Join Our Newsletter

ADVERTISEMENT. The information presented on this website should not be construed to be formal legal advice. The use of this website does not establish an attorney-client relationship; however, your responses here will be kept strictly confidential. Any results set forth herein are based upon the facts of that particular case and do not represent a promise or guarantee of future outcomes. Services not available in all states based on this communication. The attorneys of Boston Law Group, LLC have represented clients throughout the United States. They practice subject to court approval in states where they are not members of the bar. Lawyers who will provide services advertised on this website and who are responsible for this website’s content are principally located at Boston Law Group, LLC, 9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 100, Largo, MD 20774.