A Birth Injury is defined as a physical injury or trauma sustained by a newborn child during labor and delivery.
Though the financial burden from a Birth Injury can be devasting, the emotional toll it takes on a family is often far worse.
Common examples of Birth Injury include but are not limited to:
– Cerebral palsy
– Erb’s palsy
– Brain damage from reduced blood flow (ischemia)
– Injuries from lack of oxygen (hypoxia)
– Shoulder dystocia
– Uterine rupture
– Fetal distress
– Umbilical cord compression