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...Read more
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Hope for Infants with Severe Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brachial plexus palsy is a paralysis of the arm and shoulder caused by damage to a group of nerves in the shoulder called the brachial plexus nerves. This damage occurs during delivery in approximately 1 or 2 in every 1000 live births. If your child was born with severe brachial...Read more
What Compensation Can Your Erb’s Palsy Lawyer Obtain For You?
Erb’s palsy, also known as brachial plexus palsy, is a paralysis of the arm caused when the brachial plexus nerves in the shoulder are strained or damaged by trauma during birth. Typically, it is caused by shoulder dystocia, which means that the baby’s shoulder becomes lodged on the mother’s pelvic...Read more
Who Can Be Held Responsible For Medical Malpractice Causing A Birth Injury?
If your child suffered a birth injury, you may be confused about why it happened and worried about how you will cover the associated costs. Your child may require expensive therapy, mobility aides, or specialized childcare. These are expenses that you may not have anticipated and that you may not...Read more
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...Read more