Infant seizures can be treated with the ketogenic diet. This diet works especially well for babies who have difficult to control seizures or infantile spasms.
During a home birth, a delay in getting the baby to the hospital for a C-section when the baby was getting no oxygen (due to a uterine rupture and prolapsed umbilical cord) caused the baby to have permanent brain damage.
A baby experienced a severe lack of oxygen to her brain, a brain bleed and severe brain damage because she was born at home and did not receive a simple test that would have led to the diagnosis of a congenital heart condition that usually has good outcomes when diagnosed early.
Quick action when amniotic fluid embolism occurred save a mom and baby: The baby was quickly delivered by C-section, the mother was promptly resuscitated, and neither mom nor baby has brain damage such as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).