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Are Birth Complications Linked to Autism Risk?

Are Birth Complications Linked to Autism Risk?

Children exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism… According to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Perinatology. For this retrospective study, researchers examined the...

/ February 13, 2017
Diagnosis Errors - Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer

Errors in Diagnosis can Lead to Birth Injuries

Pregnancy and childbirth are beautiful experiences that can get ruined if the doctors-in-charge make diagnosis errors. While new parents look for the best care, medical errors in diagnosis can lead to debilitating birth injuries that can cause lifelong damage, physical...

/ December 31, 2016
Gestational Diabetes

Birth Injuries Related to Gestational Diabetes

Each year, thousands of American women are affected by gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes increases the risk of health complications for both the baby and the mother. There are a variety of ways available for treating this type of diabetes, however,...

/ December 22, 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
Birth injury risks

Risk of a Birth Injury Higher For Twins, Triplets and Multiples

The vast majority of multiple pregnancies result in happy, healthy babies. But the more babies a woman is carrying, the higher the risk of complications. Over the years, multiple births have been increasing. Typically, the rate of having twins is...

/ October 31, 2016