Michigan Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Lawyer Discuss a Medical Malpractice Case

Cytotec & Delayed C-Section Cause Birth Asphyxia, HIE, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disabilities & Developmental Delays A baby who was experiencing birth asphyxia and fetal distress was not delivered for several hours after the distress began. This caused her to have hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), seizures, brain damage, cerebral palsy, developmental delays and intellectual (cognitive) disabilities….

Long-Term Effects of Birth Asphyxia and Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

Birth asphyxia occurs when a baby’s brain is deprived of oxygen shortly before, during, or after birth. This may be due to an interruption in the transportation of oxygenated blood from a mother to her unborn baby, an issue with blood circulation within the baby’s body, or (if it happens after birth) an airway blockage….