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What Do You Need to Know About Baby's Labour Injuries

Child delivery is one of the most exciting and joyous thing that both parents can equally agree on. After months of meticously self-care and maternity care along with reasonable anxiety as the mother is carrying their most precious person in the world. But along with joy that the baby brought entails a worrying matter which is the possibility of him/her to sustain injury before, during, and after the delivery

In this blog, we are going to enlighten upcoming parents about the childhood birth injuries risks and commonly ask questions in retrospect such as:

  • Common injuries that babies may sustained before, during, and after labour

  • Causes of these injuries

If ever one of your family members or closests friend has been involved in a hospital accident or malpractice who have sustained either minor or significant injuries and even a possible case of amputation because of a medical professional has shown apparent negligence and recklessness and caused an accident and render the victim to have life-threatening injuries and condition, you can always refer help from a professional experienced injury lawyer to smoothen things out as your hired lawyers can help you decide from their factual and legal advices.

Ryan LLP is an Ohio based injury lawyer that represents victims of personal injury caused by car accidents, medical malpractice due to medical professional's negligence, and even wrongful death against large companies, agencies and even individuals. We have 40 years of experience doing our service in this field and evidently successful with our civil litigations. Call our office now for free legal consultation. 

Common Injuries That a Baby could sustain During and After Labour

  • Erb's palsy (a condition where a child suffers from arm weakness and lack of control for motion)

  • Cerebral palsy (a neurological disorder where a child has issue with maintaining their balance and ability to move)

  • Brachial plexus injury

  • Blood clots or hemorrhaging

  • A swollen head or scalp

  • Facial paralysis which affects functions on the face such as eating and blinking

  • Fractured bones or damaged spinal cord as their bones are soft 

  • Lack of oxygen and may cause irregularities to the brain

  • Umbilical cord injuries

Common Causes of Birth Injuries

Birth injuries are caused by array of factors including:

  • Care service isn't enough or not in the level of expected response according to situation

  • A staff is unqualified to handle a labour operation

  • The baby or mother has been given wrong medication or dosage of medicine such as anesthesia

  • Handling of the baby was malicious or obviously with negligence

  • Equipments were improperly used
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