What Is Umbilical Cord Prolapse & Umbilical Cord Compression?
The baby is commonly the first thing delivered during a vaginal delivery. However, there are instances where the umbilical cord is delivered before the baby  comes out, which is referred to as umbilical cord prolapse. This is where the cord becomes compressed as the baby is passing through the birth canal, which is a dangerous situation presented in the delivery room. The role of the umbilical cord is to provide important nutrients to the baby, including blood and oxygen. Below are the three types of umbilical cord prolapse:
 Cleveland Clinic Umbilical Cord Prolapse https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12345-umbilical-cord-prolapse
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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