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Revealing Stories about Postpartum Failures

The postpartum period is a precarious one, with limited medical attention and a largely unaddressed risk for complications. Of all maternal deaths, close to half occur within the first two months after childbirth. A Wall Street Journal journalist and first-time mother gave birth to a healthy baby, an outcome that every mother hopes for. Then, […]

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Researchers Discover Connection between Genetics and Cerebral Palsy

The possible causes of cerebral palsy have long been a subject for debate. A new study sheds light on its genetic connection. Cerebral palsy, typically associated with birth trauma from asphyxia (oxygen loss), brain injury, or complications from prematurity, has been in scientific news recently. Using human genome sequencing, scientists have traced numerous cerebral palsy cases […]

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Abnormal Head Shape in Newborns

Where does a Baby’s Misshapen Head Come From? Newborns are so soft and pliable, as their bones have not hardened from flexible cartilage to firm bones yet. Even a newborn’s head is pliable, as the fontanels, or soft spots which close the plates that form the skull, are not yet cemented into place. Of course, […]

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How Traumatic Birth can Impact the Senses and Sensory Processing

At the most basic level, all of the senses are used to connect a baby to their mother or father, an important formative attachment through which the infant learns. When a baby is born with sensory issues, however, their brain and body may have difficulty interpreting and responding to sensory information. When a newborn first […]

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Investigators Review COVID-19’s Impact on Birthing Mothers and their Babies

Regular prenatal doctor visits for checkups on the health of mother and fetus are essential during pregnancy. With regular monitoring, doctors can address problems as they arise. For example, tests for gestational diabetes are routine in the second trimester, so that the condition can be treated and the health of the mother and baby safeguarded. […]

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Thyroid Disorders & Problems during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of substantial hormone fluctuations, which are necessary to prepare for and successfully grow a baby to term. With huge dips and dives in hormone production, however, some hormone-regulated organs may be affected. Chief among those influences on hormone production is the thyroid. This gland, located at the base of the neck […]

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Abnormal Birth Presentation & Position

When a Baby is in the Wrong Position or Wrong Direction before Delivery Two important considerations for a woman nearing the end of her pregnancy are the presentation and position of her baby. Fundamentally, the way that the fetus enters the birth canal and the direction that the fetus faces have a significant effect on […]

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When Your Child has Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN)

Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, or PPHN, is a very serious medical condition that affects an infant’s heart and lungs, ultimately limiting their ability to circulate enough oxygen. Although PPHN only occurs in 2 out of every 1,000 births, the consequences can be deadly. Statistically speaking, there is a roughly 20 percent chance that […]

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IVF, Birth Defects, and Pediatric Cancer: The Connection

Finding the risk factors for cancer has been the ardent task of scientists over the last two centuries, as cancers continue to afflict people of all ages, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S. every year. If causes and risk factors can be correlated, then scientists can discover how to avoid and treat […]

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HELLP Syndrome

New Jersey HELLP Syndrome Malpractice Lawyers HELLP syndrome is a dangerous third-trimester pregnancy complication that can cause serious health problems in both the mother and child. In rare instances, it can even be fatal. The acronym H-E-L-L-P describes the condition, which is marked by ruptured blood cells, high liver enzyme levels, and low blood platelets, […]

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  • How do I know if my child has a pediatric malpractice case?

    If your child suffered an injury, complications, or a medical condition resulting from medical negligence, you may have grounds for a pediatric malpractice or birth injury lawsuit. Learn more.

  • How can I get help to pay for my child's medical bills?

    If a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider failed to provide adequate care for your child and they suffered harm, you can pursue compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Find out about damages.

  • How long do I have to file a pediatric malpractice claim?

    The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit varies from state to state. The time limits may begin when your child's condition is identified, not necessarily when it occurred. Contact us for information that applies to your child's specific case.

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