Birth Injuries and Cerebral Palsy

Medical malpractice and treatment mistakes before and during childbirth can cause babies to be born with cerebral palsy birth injury

Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury is one of the most serious health problems caused by birth injuries and medical malpractice during labor or childbirth. The condition is thought to be caused by a lack of oxygen to the infant’s brain during child birth. But cerebral palsy has a lifelong impact on affected babies and their families. This article explains what cerebral palsy is, how it is caused, and common symptoms of cerebral palsy.

 

What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a medical term for a number of neurological disorders that hinder body movement and muscle coordination. Although a variety of factors can cause cerebral palsy, in the context of birth injuries and medical malpractice, cerebral palsy birth injury cases often result from an insufficient amount of oxygen reaching an infant’s brain during labor or birth.

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