While cerebral palsy has numerous causes, one contributing factor are issues that occur during birth. In this case, parents may be ill-equipped in terms of what to expect, especially when it comes to caring for their child’s special needs. WebMD offers the following tips to ease the adjustment for parents faced with their child’s debilitating condition.
Over the years, cesarean sections have increased in prevalence. While they may be necessary in emergency or unexpected situations, some doctors and/or expectant mothers in North Carolina elect for a c-section in advance of the delivery. While this choice may be for convenience or health reasons, it is important women understand the risks associated with the procedure because they are much greater than for vaginal deliveries.