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  • Signs of a Latent Birth Injury
    Signs of a Latent Birth Injury

    Every baby develops differently and moves at a different pace. However, if a child misses several significant milestones, it could be a sign of a latent birth injury. To help worried parents ...

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  • Maternal Mortality Rates are Too High
    Maternal Mortality Rates are Too High

    Over the past 30 years, maternal mortality rates have seen a steady rise in the US. In 1990, this country had a maternal mortality rate of 17 in 100,000 ; now it stands at 25 in 100,000. These numbers ...

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  • Birth Injury Risk Factors Every Mother Should Know
    Birth Injury Risk Factors Every Mother Should Know

    Birth injuries are often the fault of negligent medical treatment and malpractice. That said, certain factors increase the risk of a birth injury. These may be unexpected circumstances, difficulties ...

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  • Delayed C-Sections Risk Lives
    Delayed C-Sections Risk Lives

    C-Sections are an increasingly common means of giving birth, especially in the US. About 25% of babies are now born through caesarian section (C-Section). However, while the practice is increasingly ...

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  • The Most Common Birth Injuries in the US
    The Most Common Birth Injuries in the US

    7 in 1,000 babies born in the US will suffer a birth injury. Birth injuries can result in a variety of symptoms, from the very temporary to the life-changing. While nobody expects a this tragedy, the ...

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  • Childbirth Injuries
    Childbirth Injuries

    If childbirth injuries like cerebral palsy, shoulder dystocia, or Erb’s palsy have marred your birth experience, contact a Portland medical malpractice attorney for representation. Childbirth is a ...

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