How can a baby’s brain be injured during birth?

 

When parents are expecting, both mothers and fathers will sometimes delve
into the literature regarding pregnancy, birth and child development.
It’s natural to want to understand the processes that lead to a healthy
son or daughter, especially if it is a first child and the parents are
understandably a bit nervous. One topic that may be a little tough to
digest, however, is the subject of
birth injury and its prevention.
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Woman Sues Doctors, Hospital Over Son’s Hypoxic Brain Injury

 

Many expecting mothers in Texas are on some sort of prescription medication.
The Centers for Disease Control note that about two-thirds of pregnant
women take a prescription medication during their pregnancy. Doctors have
a responsibility to ensure the medications they prescribe are appropriate
for each patient, especially when it comes to pregnant women. For their
part, patients are generally encouraged by both doctors and pharmacists
to communicate with their healthcare provider regarding their complete
list of medications.
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ER Visits for Brain Injuries Rise Rapidly

 

Serious head injuries could be caused by many different factors, from car
accidents to sports injuries. In Texas, where sports are a huge part of
many residents’ everyday lives, medical matters involving concussions
have also seen increased awareness of the dangers involved. Once thought
to be a relatively normal part of playing sports, concussions are now
viewed as the potentially serious
brain injuries that they are.
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