Recent research from Amos Grunebaum, MD, and Frank A. Chervenak, MD of the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York finds that women who have had a prior C-Section and who opted to have a subsequent home birth have a much greater risk of their children having serious complications (including seizures and neurological dysfunction). Home…
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.
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.
A successful VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) depends on a number of factors. Healthcare professionals need to discuss these factors – including risks — with mothers so they may make informed decisions about the birth of their child.