Month: November 2016

Chicago Birth Injuries

Birth Injury: Understanding Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN) is a condition in newborns where the normal circulatory system malfunctions. Birth injuries can manifest in a number of ways. They can be extremely dangerous and can cause irreparable or long term damage...

/ November 30, 2016
Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities

Birth Injuries Related to Untreated Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities

Most birth injuries are preventable. Proper monitoring, diagnosis, and timely treatment can prevent many injuries. However, undiagnosed conditions such as fetal heart rate abnormality or fetal arrhythmia can cause a number of complications and lead to life-threatening birth injuries. In...

/ November 20, 2016
umbilical cord compression

Birth Injuries Resulting from Umbilical Cord Compression

Umbilical cord compression is a term used to describe a medical condition in which the umbilical cord gets flattened because of pressure. This results in serious health risks for the baby. The condition can be easily recognized, and quick treatment...

/ November 10, 2016