What is the treatment for shoulder dystocia?

The severity of a shoulder dystocia injury can range from a dislocated shoulder to debilitating life-long injuries such as cerebral palsy.

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What are the warning signs of shoulder dystocia?

Shoulder Dystocia is a medical term used by doctors to describe a situation where a baby’s shoulder gets “stuck” against the mother’s pelvic bone as the baby pushes through the birth canal.  It occurs in less than 1% of all live births in the U.S.

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What are the long-term effects of shoulder dystocia?

In our most recent article, we covered the warning signs of shoulder dystocia and what to look out for if you think your child was injured during the event of a shoulder dystocia birth.

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Birth Injury Statistics: The Dangers of Oxygen Deprivation at Birth

Seven of every 1,000 babies born in the US suffer from a birth injury. Many of those injuries are caused by negligence or medical malpractice and could have been avoided. One of the most common and dangerous types of birth injuries is oxygen deprivation. Sadly, it's also one of the most avoidable infant injuries. 

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COVID-19: The Largest Threat to Public Health in over 30 Years

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has been tearing its way through the United States since January of 2020. With approximately 18 million reported cases and over 650,000 deaths worldwide, COVID-19 is the largest threat to public health in over 30 years; surpassing the total global death count of the 2009 H1N1 outbreak in just six months. Information about the virus, including how it spreads, how it can be treated, and how seriously it can harm humans has been varied and confusing. In this post, we attempt to provide the latest facts and data, in a way we hope our readers will find practical and useful.

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What Can Patients Do to Protect Themselves from Medical Errors and Mistakes?

People seek medical care in order to feel better, not worse. Most patients get the quality of care they rightfully expect. But not all of them. Sometimes healthcare providers make preventable mistakes that leave patients worse-off. Generally speaking, that is what lawyers call "medical malpractice", which we explain in this guide.  

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February Is American Heart Month!

Heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide, taking 17.9 million lives every year. In the United States alone, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) estimated 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease, a total of nearly 647,000 Americans each year.

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