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

Leaking Amniotic Fluid and Birth Injuries

If amniotic fluid begins leaking during pregnancy, it may increase the baby’s risk of experiencing a birth injury. Sometimes, it may be difficult to determine if a pregnant person is leaking amniotic fluid or another substance, such as urine or vaginal discharge. (It is important to consult a doctor if there is any uncertainty.) What…

Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

  Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are some of the most common infections. Although anyone can get a UTI, women are more susceptible because they have shorter urethras, which makes it easier for bacteria to ascend into the bladder. At least 60% of women experience a lower urinary tract infection (involving the urethra and bladder) during…

Pregnancy Spotlight: Extreme Morning Sickness

Every day, our nurses and attorneys receive calls from expectant mothers with concerns about symptoms they’re experiencing during their pregnancy. They’re curious if their symptoms are normal, and they wonder what their next steps should be. Patients should always visit a medical professional with concerns and receive appropriate care for maternal-fetal conditions and illnesses that…