The ABC Birth Injury Blog | Reiter & Walsh, P.C.

Research on Sildenafil (Viagra) and Fetal Distress Halted

Sildenafil citrate is the phosphodiesterase-V inhibitor more commonly known as the erectile dysfunction drug, Viagra (1). A recent trial study of sildenafil was performed by Saleish Kumar of the Mater Research Institute at the University of Queensland, Australia. The aim of the study was to reduce the instance of fetal distress during labor. Fetal distress…

Midland, Michigan Seeking Community Support for New Miracle League Accessible Baseball Field

The city of Midland, Michigan recently started a campaign to raise money for a new baseball field where people with physical and cognitive disabilities can enjoy accessible sports opportunities. This “Miracle Field” will be made of rubber and completely flat, which will make it easier for participants to move around. Traditional baseball fields can be…

Study Shows Parents of Children with Disabilities Experience Three Times More Childcare Challenges

  A recent study by the Center for American Progress found that parents of children with disabilities are experiencing “meaningful obstacles to accessing child care” (1). This conclusion came from several data sources, including the 2016-2018 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), the 2016 Early Childhood Program Participation Survey (ECPP), and interviews conducted in 2019…