C-Sections and the Risk of Birth Injury

As time has passed, C-sections have increased in popularity, with 32% of babies delivered in the U.S. via C-section as recently as 2010. However, despite a C-section being a go-to option for difficult pregnancies, birth injuries are still a huge risk when undergoing this procedure. Birth injuries, such as cerebral palsy, are the last thing […]

Birth Injuries on the Rise in U.S. Hospitals

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As a new or expecting mother, you want to feel reassured that your baby will be born in the safest environment possible. While that is the expectation you should have, the reality is that more and more mishaps are happening during deliveries throughout hospitals in the United States. These errors have led to increasing birth […]

Cephalohematoma Birth Injury & Your Baby

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What is a Cephalohematoma? A cephalohematoma is a birth injury that involves an injury to the head, generally after the use of a birth-assisting tool such a forceps or vacuum extractor. This form of birth injury only accounts for a small percentage of live births and is generally a very minor birth injury. Cephalohematoma is […]