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Head trauma during delivery

On Behalf of | Jun 30, 2019 | Birth Injuries |

When a woman gives birth, there are many different things that can go wrong. Sadly, birth trauma has cost lives, brought on significant financial hardships and led to a host of other challenges for the entire family. In this post, we will take a closer look at head trauma that occurs during delivery. When a newborn sustains head trauma, their life may be disrupted in a number of ways. Moreover, the challenges that they may face throughout their lives could affect the entire family, and we know how devastating this is.

Head trauma may occur during delivery in different ways, but the impact can be devastating. Mothers may also sustain injuries while giving birth, and these injuries can be equally as disruptive. Unfortunately, some instances of head trauma during delivery (and other types of birth injuries) are due to negligence. For example, a careless or inexperienced medical professional may be responsible for a newborn sustaining brain trauma. When someone’s negligent actions causes these hardships, they should be held fully answerable.

Aside from head trauma, there are other ways in which a newborn may sustain brain damage or other hardships that will affect their life. For example, a deprivation of oxygen during birth can lead to cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, parents who are struggling with a child who sustained head trauma (or any other type of injury) may be very distraught, and they may not have a clear understanding of their legal options. We have written more about birth injuries on our website.