A resource for parents, families reeling after a birth injury

 

What can a parent do when his or her child has suffered a traumatic birth
injury? In Texas, there are legal resources to which a parent can turn
when their son or daughter is facing medical challenges. Given the complexity
and far-reaching effects of birth injuries, it can prove extremely beneficial
to have a trusted advocate by your family’s side during a difficult
and confusing time.
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Nurse practitioners can be held accountable for damaging errors

 

When a pregnant woman goes to the doctor in Houston, she may or may not
be seen by an actual doctor. In many cases, patients may be seen by nurse
practitioners instead of licensed physicians. In other cases, patients
may first spend time with a nurse practitioner, or NP, and then may also
be seen by a doctor for a shorter period of time. If these types of medical
personnel make serious or life-threatening mistakes, can they be held
accountable?
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Mother shares child’s brain injury journey, progress

 

Many Houston residents have likely donated to the March of Dimes organization
in the past, hoping to make it easier for babies to grow up healthy and
happy. Sometimes, a donation may be a spur of the moment act or it may
be brought about by the moving testimony of someone affected by birth
injuries
, brain injuries or other related issues. Recently, one mother
in another state shared the story of her child’s journey towards recovery
from a brain injury; as a result, the woman’s workplace has nominated
the child to serve as a March of Dimes county ambassador.
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What are the risk factors for Texas stillbirths?

 

When Texans are expecting, there are likely to be many anxieties surrounding
the upcoming due date. All mothers hope their newborn will be happy and
healthy. Most of the time, this is exactly what happens across the state
of Texas. However, at times, there may be complications before or during
the delivery process. In some tragic instances, birth injuries may result
and change the lives of mother and child forever.
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Woman dies after C-section which delivered quadruplets

 

Nowadays, it isn’t unusual to hear about an expecting mother in Houston
receiving news that she will welcome more than one bundle of joy. Twins,
triplets and even quadruplets used to be a rarity but now rarely make
headlines. Most of the time, these pregnancies proceed as planned, but
frequently require more vigilant monitoring to avoid
pregnancy-related injuries. Unfortunately, an unexpected tragedy recently made the news after an
Arizona woman died subsequent to giving birth to quadruplets.
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