Every day in the Houston area, children run and tumble on their playgrounds
at school. Sometimes things get a little out of hand and accidents happen,
most of them minor scrapes or cuts. At times, though, children can suffer
a broken bone or more serious injuries in the schoolyard. A recess romp
rarely turns into a fatal accident, but occasionally the results are tragic.
Continue reading After Texas boy’s death, parents allege fatal misdiagnosis
When you go to the hospital to delivery your baby, you expect your doctor
and nurses to be there during the birth of your child. That is the whole
point of delivery your baby in the hospital to make sure the labor and
delivery go smoothly, and if an emergency arises, staff members will be
there to address and take care of any emergencies to keep you and your
Continue reading Negligence leads to woman delivering baby without doctor, nurses
A woman’s pregnancy can be riddled with many different side effects
and complications, which can lead to serious
birth injuries if when left untreated. One of the most serious pregnancy-related complications
is preeclampsia, which is when a pregnant woman has a severe form of high
Continue reading Vitamin D levels could reduce risk of preeclampsia
Ectopic pregnancies are the leading cause of death for pregnant women in the first trimester
in the United States. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 2 percent of pregnancies
and can cause fatal complications if treatment is delayed or if it is
Continue reading Same-day Ultrasound can Prevent Pregnancy Complications
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.
Continue reading Study: infant deaths higher in home births
Many pregnant women have Ceserean births in the United States, some by
choice and others by necessity. In recent years, more pregnant women were
choosing to have a Cesarean birth for a variety of reasons, leaving medical
professions and groups to raise awareness to the risks of Cesarean births.
Continue reading C-sections Decline but Risks Still Remain