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How Much Does the NICU Cost Per Day?

You’d spare no expense for your little one. But for many parents, NICU costs go far beyond their financial possibilities. In 2023, NICU costs average anywhere from $3,000 to $20,000 per day. Why is the NICU cost per day so high? How can parents possibly foot the bill? Keep reading to find out. What Factors…

Loss of Oxygen at Birth: What Are the Long-Term Effects?

If a scuba diver’s oxygen tank malfunctions, they could get stranded without air far beneath the ocean’s surface. It’s a dire situation, comparable to a baby’s plight when experiencing a lack of oxygen at birth.  Babies rely on oxygen delivered through the placenta from the mother’s bloodstream. If something “malfunctions” and cuts off the oxygen…
Lawyer shaking hands with a new client for a medical error case.

Should I Hire a Medical Mistakes Attorney for a Medical Error?

You’ve probably heard that the top causes of death in the United States are heart disease and cancer. What’s third on the list? Medical mistakes. It might seem surprising that errors occur so often in medicine, but according to a 2016 study by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, medical errors cause about 250,000 deaths…

What are the Signs of a Brain Bleed in Babies?

Detecting an intracranial hemorrhage in a newborn isn’t as simple as looking for a scrape or cut. But subtle signs of brain bleed in a baby can signal this critical condition. Are you aware of what to watch for? Let’s delve into the essential indicators and information you need to know to ensure your baby’s…
A concerned doctor gently examining a newborn baby with suspected brain damage.

Can a Baby Recover from Brain Damage?

Today, if you asked Lauren Strobel, “Can a baby recover from brain damage?” she’d respond with a resounding “Yes.” When she was born, she had no heartbeat. She wasn’t breathing. Doctors were able to revive her, but she had severe brain activity issues. Initially, her prognosis was poor, with little brain activity and no response…

Does Cerebral Palsy Affect Cognition?

Parents of babies with cerebral palsy (CP) often wonder how their children will manage daily tasks like walking, holding a fork, or brushing their teeth. Since CP is a movement disorder, those challenges are par for the course.  But parents also worry about broader concerns: How will their children perform in school? Does cerebral palsy…