Medical professionals who care for newborns must know a great deal about managing neonatal breathing complications. They should be skilled at providing resuscitation, intubation, and other forms of respiratory assistance to infants that require it. Mismanagement of neonatal breathing complications can result in a variety of serious birth injuries, such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pneumothorax, hypocarbia,…
A mother whose baby went past the due date was given Cytotec to induce labor. When the mother’s labor stopped, she was given Pitocin. The medical team did not continuously monitor the baby’s heart rate with the fetal heart monitor; the monitor was taken off at various times during delivery. At birth, which was 13…
Michigan birth injury lawyer discusses the tragic case of a woman in prison whose baby received no medical attention when she was had the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck and was being deprived of oxygen. At birth, the baby girl was lifeless and the unlicensed nurse on staff did not perform CPR.
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Too much anesthesia and failure to monitor mother and baby cause baby to be born under covers without mother or medical staff noticing; baby suffers brain damage and passes away a few days after birth.
A little girl has permanent, severe brain damage because a nurse failed to call resuscitation experts when the girl wasn’t breathing at birth.
A little girl cannot walk or talk due to injuries caused by hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
A little boy that stopped breathing at birth and had to be resuscitated suffered cerebral palsy and PVL and was unable to walk until age 6, when he underwent a groundbreaking surgery called SDR.