Entries by Amber Krosel

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: Was it a Doctor’s Fault?

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, is a serious problem at birth. In fact, it is one of the scariest injuries that happens to full-term infants. A staggering 40-60% of infants with HIE die before they turn 2 years old or they become severely disabled. Shockingly, there are fewer babies who survive from HIE than there […]

Oral Thrush in Infants: What You Need to Know

It can be a challenge getting a newborn to feed. Perhaps you don’t have enough breast milk or a blocked milk duct, or baby isn’t latching on properly. Sore and cracked nipples also are real — real painful. When you finally get baby to breastfeed, it can feel miraculous. That special bond between just the […]