What Is Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)? You may not be familiar with the medical term “hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy,” or HIE for short, because HIE is a somewhat rare condition, affecting approximately 1.5 children per 1,000 live births. Children affected by HIE have experienced brain damage, due to an acute or subacute birth injury. Our Illinois birth injury […]‘Tis the Season of Giving: Community Bands Together to Support of Injured Newborn
‘Tis the Season of Giving: Community Bands Together to Support of Injured Newborn Minutes after Rachel Allen gave birth to her daughter Eliana in October 2016, the new family quickly learned something was wrong. Eliana was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, a type of brain injury characterized by a lack of oxygen or […]
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