Is Dystonia Disorder Cerebral Palsy?

Dystonia Disorder Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children. It’s a collection of disorders stemming from injury to the brain before or during birth or in the early months of life that affects movement, balance, and posture. About one in six cases of CP also involve dystonia, which is characterized by involuntary muscle […]

Infant Torticollis: What Parents Need to Know

Infant Torticollis Safe Birth Project

Torticollis — Latin for “twisted neck” — is a head tilt caused by a shortened neck muscle typically on one side of the head. This causes a child or infant to tip the head to one side, while keeping the chin rotated to the opposite side. You may notice that baby keeps her head turned […]

Signs of a Miscarriage and What to Do After

Miscarriage Symptoms Pregnancy Birth

A miscarriage is one of the most devastating events that can occur in the life of an expectant mother. If you’ve endured one, you may wonder why it happened to you. Emotions from sadness to anger and everything in between are completely understandable. As heart-wrenching as a miscarriage is, it’s actually fairly common. The Mayo […]