What Factors May Affect a Birth Injury Lawsuit Settlement? A birth injury settlement is monetary compensation provided to a plaintiff after a medical provider causes injuries to an infant due to negligence. Many parents want to know what to expect as to the compensation they may receive in a birth injury settlement. That depends on […]New Device Aims to Assist Foot Control in People with Cerebral Palsy
New Device Aims to Assist Foot Control in People with Cerebral Palsy Coordinating movement and posture can be difficult for those diagnosed with cerebral palsy—but researchers out of the University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences are developing a device to improve walking ability in young adults with cerebral palsy. “The ability […]Research Confirms Exercise during Pregnancy is Beneficial for Mother and Baby
Research Confirms Exercise during Pregnancy is Beneficial for Mother and Baby In early September 2017, a study carried out by Spanish researchers confirmed the benefits of physical activity for pregnant women, as well as the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. The experts stress the importance of combining aerobic and strength training for 45 to 65 […]Kentucky Goalkeeper with Cerebral Palsy tries out for US Paralympic Soccer Team
Kentucky Goalkeeper with Cerebral Palsy tries out for US Paralympic Soccer Team Carter Alvey, 17, was born with cerebral palsy, a condition that affects his muscle tone and motor skills. By the age of seven, Carter had undergone two surgeries to strengthen his spine and increase flexibility in his feet. He sleeps in leg braces […]What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury?
What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury? Newborns can sustain brachial plexus injuries as a result of negligence during the labor and delivery process. A brachial plexus injury is caused by damage to the network of nerves near the neck that give rise to all the nerves of the arm. If an infant’s shoulders get […]Drugs May Reduce Need for Shunts to Treat Hydrocephalus, Yale Study Suggests
Drugs May Reduce Need for Shunts to Treat Hydrocephalus, Yale Study Suggests Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine may have found a new way to treat hydrocephalus (a buildup of fluid on the brain) using drugs already on the market. The current treatment requires the surgical implantation of shunts into the skull to allow […]Things You Can Do to Help Obtain the Best Outcome for Your Birth Injury Lawsuit
Things You Can Do to Help Obtain the Best Outcome for Your Birth Injury Lawsuit Bringing a lawsuit against the hospital and healthcare providers that delivered your child can be scary. If you are thinking about filing a birth injury lawsuit, there are certain things you can do to benefit your potential case: Document: Take […]Study Finds Link Between Short Sleep and Gestational Diabetes
Study Finds Link Between Short Sleep and Gestational Diabetes A new Singapore-based study suggests a link between insufficient sleep during pregnancy and gestational diabetes in Asian women. Researchers out of the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medical School studied 686 multi-ethnic Asian pregnant women who completed a sleep […]A Christmas Miracle for Missouri Family
A Christmas Miracle for Missouri Family This past Christmas Eve, parents Amber and Heath Johnson were on their way to the hospital to welcome their daughter Ivy Ruth into the world. Hours into labor, however, Amber began bleeding heavily and the fetal heart monitor fell silent. Amber had experienced a placental abruption, where her placenta detached […]Mother Speaking Out about Bacterial Infection in Newborns
Mother Speaking Out about Bacterial Infection in Newborns Because Angilee was diagnosed with Group B streptococcus (GBS) while she was pregnant, she received antibiotics during labor in the hospital. Thinking her newborn son Benjamin was protected from the infection, Angilee took her baby home. Weeks later, Benjamin fell critically ill and succumbed to severe brain […]
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