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Premature Birth and Cerebral Palsy: What You Should Know

Premature birth is a birth that takes place at least three weeks before the baby’s estimated due date. Every year, about 1 in 10 babies in the United States is born prematurely. If you suspect that your baby was injured due to being born prematurely, read on. Throughout this blog, we’ll discuss important things to…
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Those with CP Experience Better Quality of Life with Assistive Technologies

Cerebral Palsy (CP), an injury that is sustained by the brain prior to or during birth, can result in issues with movement, posture, and muscle tone. Unfortunately, it can cause a number of complications, one of which is often difficulty communicating. When muscle groups in the face are affected by the disorder, forming words may…
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Coping with the NICU Experience

Having a baby is usually a cause for celebration, but unfortunately, not all babies are born healthy, whether due to health conditions or injuries sustained at birth. When this happens, the baby is taken to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to be provided with the specialized or intensive (often life-saving) treatment that is needed.…
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Symptoms and Causes of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) in Babies

Most people stress their desire for a healthy baby. Unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky. Some deliveries do not go as planned and sometimes babies are born with birth injuries. One such condition is called Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). HIE is a type of brain damage found in newborns that is caused by oxygen deprivation and…
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Understanding the Correlation Between Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

Waiting to give birth, most women experience the full spectrum of emotions from fear to excitement, anxiously awaiting the safe birth of your baby. During this special time, the last thing you should worry about is if your child is suffering trauma at birth. The majority of births in the US are normal and most…