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January 2017 Archives

Complicated pregnancies don't excuse lax medical care

Pregnancy complications can sometimes creep, even when the woman is otherwise healthy. Once these complications are present, proper management is vital to help the mother and her unborn baby remain as safe as possible. In our previous blog post, we discussed gestational diabetes and how this diagnosis can sometimes lead to unnecessary interventions. This shows that there are two extremes that pregnant women might have to contend with when they have complications with their pregnancy.

Gestational diabetes interventions are sometimes unnecessary

A pregnant woman has a lot of things to think about when it comes to labor and delivery. If she has a medical condition that is affecting her pregnancy, she has to factor that condition into her birth plans. For a woman with gestational diabetes, the need might to balance a normal birth with unwanted interventions might occur because doctors sometimes take a risk-based approach to these pregnancies.

Seek compensation when your child is injured

In our previous blog post, we discussed some facts about brain injuries. These facts are important because they help us to understand the scope of the issues that can occur when a person suffers a brain injury. While a brain injury is always something that is hard to cope with, the difficulties might seem increased when your child is the one who has suffered a brain injury.

Know traumatic brain injury facts

Traumatic brain injury is often thought of as being a concussion and other conditions related to concussions. While the concussion is the most common type of TBI, it is far from the only one. Diffuse axonal injuries, penetrating injuries and contusions are some of the other forms of TBI that people can suffer from.


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