How to Pronounce Preterm Birth

A baby is considered premature (or preterm) when he or she is born before 39 weeks of gestation. Due to their underdeveloped bodily systems and difficulty handling life outside the womb, premature babies are at increased risk for   complications including intracranial hemorrhages (brain bleeds), breathing problems, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), cerebral palsy, periventricular leukomalacia (PVL),…

How to Pronounce Umbilical Cord

The umbilical cord connects the fetus with the placenta of the mother. It transports blood, oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and carries waste from the fetus. Any interference with the umbilical cord’s function is dangerous and can result in serious, permanent birth injuries. Learn how to pronounce umbilical cord here. Free Case Review…

How to Pronounce Seizure

Seizures are involuntary convulsions that are triggered by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain or problems related to the brain’s chemistry. Seizures can cause involuntary jerking movements lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes and can affect normal brain functioning and consciousness. Seizures must be immediately diagnosed and properly treated in newborns in…

How to Pronounce Pitocin

Pitocin is a drug used to induce or augment labor contractions and make them stronger and more frequent. Pitocin use can be very risky and can cause hypertonicity, hyperstimulation, strong contractions, tachysystole, fetal oxygen deprivation, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and permanent injury. Learn how to pronounce Pitocin here. Free Case Review | Available 24/7 | No…

How to Pronounce Nuchal Cord

A nuchal cord is a pregnancy, labor and delivery complication in which the umbilical cord wraps around the fetus’ neck. Nuchal cords disrupt the normal flow of blood, gases and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and can cause severe injuries including hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and cerebral palsy. Free Case Review | Available 24/7…

How to Pronounce Microcephaly

Microcephaly is abnormally small head circumference (less than the 10th percentile) most typically caused by brain damage from birth trauma or birth injury. Free Case Review | Available 24/7 | No Fee Until We Win Phone (toll-free): 888-419-2229 Email: EThomas@abclawcenters.com Press the Live Chat button on your browser Complete Our Online Contact Form

How to Pronounce Kernicterus

Kernicterus is a severe condition that occurs when bilirubin levels are so high that they move from the blood and into brain tissues. Kernicterus is easily treatable. It can cause brain damage and permanent injury if not diagnosed and treated in a timely manner. Free Case Review | Available 24/7 | No Fee Until We Win…

How to Pronounce Jaundice

Jaundice is the excess of bilirubin in the blood, which causes yellow coloration of the eyes and skin. Medical professionals must diagnose and treat jaundice in order to avoid kernicterus and permanent brain injury. Free Case Review | Available 24/7 | No Fee Until We Win Phone (toll-free): 888-419-2229 Email: EThomas@abclawcenters.com Press the Live Chat button on…

How to Pronounce Chorioamnionitis

Chorioamnionitis is an inflammation or ascending infection of the fetal membranes usually due to an untreated infection. Learn how to pronounce chorioamnionitis in this pronunciation video. Free Case Review | Available 24/7 | No Fee Until We Win Phone (toll-free): 888-419-2229 Email: EThomas@abclawcenters.com Press the Live Chat button on your browser Complete Our Online Contact Form