When you go to the hospital to deliver a baby, you expect to come home with a healthy boy or girl. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen, and your baby may develop certain health conditions. Some of these conditions are preventable and treatable, which means you may have a medical negligence claim if they aren't prevented or treated. Examples of such conditions include:
Your baby is said to be suffering from hypoxia if he or she isn't getting adequate oxygen to his or her brain. The condition usually arises shortly before, during or shortly after delivery. It has numerous
Hypoxia is a common issue in medical malpractices dealing with birth injuries because it is preventable. Doctors can prevent permanent damage by taking the necessary steps swiftly.
Ischemia is a condition in which the baby's vital organs do not get adequate blood flow. It can lead to several complications depending on the part of the body that experiences reduced blood flow. For example, brain ischemia can lead to permanent brain damage.
Since it is difficult to detect the onset of
Untreated Newborn Jaundice
Your newborn develops jaundice if he or she has too much
The occurrence of newborn jaundice itself is not necessarily due to your doctor's actions. It can be caused by many
These are just a few examples of complications that doctors should be able