Infant death sparks state investigation into hospital

 

In Houston, few things are worse than when a family is expecting a child
and is hoping to bring home a healthy newborn infant, only to have something
terrible happen, such as severe birth injury or death. Mistakes in the
delivery room can have numerous consequences, including
birth injuries to the child and even stillbirth. The mother also can suffer injuries
if there is a mistake made during the delivery process.
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Study: infant deaths higher in home births

 

More pregnant women are deciding to have home births in the United States.
The growing trend of home births has led to several debates about how
they impact the health and safety of both mom and baby. Previous studies
have made claims that home births may be safer for pregnant women in certain
cases, but other studies have claimed home births increase the risk of
birth injury – and even death.
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