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.
Spacing the births of your babies can help prevent birth injuries such as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), cerebral palsy and seizure disorders.
Physician ignores mother’s high risk conditions & insists she deliver vaginally, which causes uterine rupture & cardiac arrest.
After proving that brain cooling can decrease the likelihood of cerebral palsy following oxygen deprivation, researchers at Wayne State University are on the verge of another cerebral palsy breakthrough: nanotechnology may be able to target specific areas in the brain and prevent or decrease the severity of cerebral palsy.
A midwife engages in very risky procedures without the ability to perform an emergency C-section. The baby becomes severely distressed and the midwife is unable to quickly deliver him. As a result, the baby sustains permanent brain damage and passes away a few days later.
A little girl has permanent, severe brain damage because a nurse failed to call resuscitation experts when the girl wasn’t breathing at birth.
If FDA approves a high concentration version of misoprostol (Cytotec) there may be an increased number of birth injuries; research shows that the new drug causes in increase in hyperstimulation.
A vaginal birth after a C-section, called a VBAC, can be very risky. One of the most serious risks of VBAC is a ruptured uterus, which is a devastating event that occurs when the wall of the uterus (womb) tears open, potentially expelling the unborn baby into the mother’s abdomen. A rupture is life-threatening for…
With the help of a dynamic support system, a boy inflicted with severe cerebral palsy graduates from high school and is on his way to college.