Fetal Monitoring During Labour and Delivery

Labour and delivery can place a significant amount of physical stress on a fetus and some fetuses will handle this stress better than others. During a contraction, it is normal for the blood flow to the fetus to be interrupted. While this is normal, some fetuses have a hard time...
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Can Brachial Plexus Injuries Be Prevented?

Brachial plexus injuries are one of the more common birth injuries suffered by babies. The brachial plexus nerves are easily injured if the baby’s shoulder becomes lodged on the mother’s pelvic bone during delivery. Like most birth injuries, a brachial plexus injury may be preventable in some circumstances, but not...
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