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Acidosis at Birth Associated with Development of HIE and Cerebral Palsy, Study Suggests

Acidosis at Birth Associated with Development of HIE and Cerebral Palsy, Study Suggests In a recent study of umbilical cord pH levels, researchers from the United Kingdom observed the relationship between pH levels at birth and the risk of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or “HIE,” and subsequent cerebral palsy. The results, encompassing data from about 500 babies, […]

‘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 […]

Anemia Drug May Help Babies at High-Risk of Brain Injury

Anemia Drug May Help Babies at High-Risk of Brain Injury A new study suggests that babies born with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)  that were treated with erythropoietin, a synthetic version of the hormone that stimulates red blood cell production, experienced lesser brain injuries. Researchers indicate that erythropoietin infusions coupled with hypothermia treatment contributed to fewer incidents of brain injury, […]

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses the Causes of Birth Injuries

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses the Causes of Birth Injuries I often get asked the question: “What causes birth injuries?” A birth injury is an injury that occurs at or near the time of birth.  Birth injuries can be caused by a lack of oxygen and blood flow to the baby’s brain, known as HIE. Oxygen is […]

To Repeat C-Section or Not to Repeat C-Section? That is the Question

To Repeat C-Section or Not to Repeat C-Section? That is the Question If you delivered your first born via C-section, are there risks in delivering your second child vaginally vs. repeat C-section. A study out of the University of Aberdeen in the UK suggests there could be. Once a baby is delivered by C-section, a second child […]

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses Neonatal Seizures

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses Neonatal Seizures A mom called me today and asked me whether seizures were a sign of brain damage.  She witnessed her newborn baby’s legs “bicycling” and the child was staring into space; however, her doctor said not to worry about it.  Newborn seizures can be an indicator of serious neurological damage as […]

Wisconsin Mother Fosters Newborns with Terminal Illness or Injury 

Wisconsin Mother Fosters Newborns with Terminal Illness or Injury Registered nurse and perinatal bereavement specialist at the Hope After Loss Organization, Cori Salchert helps families cope with the loss of an unborn or newborn child. Already a mother of eight, Cori provides care and love to “hospice babies” with grim prognoses and little time to live. […]

Head Cooling Effective Treatment for Infants with HIE, New Study Indicates

Head Cooling Effective Treatment for Infants with HIE, New Study Indicates A new study led by Dr. Jessica Wisnowski out of the Department of Radiology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles substantiates that hypothermia is an effective treatment for newborns born with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (“HIE”), a condition in which the brain is deprived of oxygen or blood […]

Family of Child with HIE Organizes Buggy Push Fundraiser

Family of Child with HIE Organizes Buggy Push Fundraiser Sarah Kay’s daughter Heidi was diagnosed with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, shortly after birth, but Sarah had never heard of the disorder. HIE is caused by a brain injury resulting from lack of oxygen or blood flow to the brain, and can lead to serious complications. Now […]

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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