Category Archives: Birth Injury

How can a birth injury lead to cerebral palsy?

One of the most serious potential consequences of a baby suffering an injury during birth is cerebral palsy. This condition, commonly known as CP, actually refers to a range of disorders that are caused by abnormal brain development or brain damage, such as if the infant is deprived of oxygen during labor. The Centers for […]

Many factors can lead to birth injuries

All birth-related complications are not created equal. Some are the result of genetic defects or issues with the womb environment. Others may be the result of difficulties during the term of the pregnancy, labor or delivery. In the latter situations, if the medical personnel fail to deliver the expected standard of care, the outcome could […]