C-Section Rates: Can I Avoid a C-Section?

Avoid a C-Section

Sometimes, your birth doesn’t always go as planned. If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably already discussed with your doctor your ideal birth plan: maybe you want to go “all natural” without any drugs or medical interventions, or you desire a water birth. Perhaps you are experiencing a higher-risk pregnancy and already know a Cesarean section is […]

Fetal Stroke and Neonatal Stroke: What You Need to Know

Fetal Stroke Birth Injury

Pregnancy is a delicate balance of hormones, nutrients, and overall health. As an expectant mother, you’ve likely immersed yourself in health education for you and your baby. One rare but potentially serious health threat you may not be familiar with is fetal stroke. So, what is fetal stroke and how can it affect you and […]

Jaundice in Babies: Was it the Doctor’s Fault?

Jaundice in Babies Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

Jaundice, while incredibly common, can be a scary sight — and potentially serious medical diagnosis — on a new baby. If you’ve never heard of jaundice, it’s the yellow discoloration in a newborn child’s eyes and skin. It occurs when an infant’s blood contains an excess of bilirubin, a normal pigment that’s made when red blood […]