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  • What Rising C-Sections Mean for Your Family
    What Rising C-Sections Mean for Your Family

    The rate of C-section births has doubled over the past 20 years and increased by 500% since the 1970s. While the procedure was used in just 6% of births 30 years ago, it is now used in 21% of American ...

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  • Are Forceps Safe For Your Baby?
    Are Forceps Safe For Your Baby?

    Forceps are supposed to allow anyone to deliver a baby, regardless of skill. While that may have been the case at one time, forceps have become a rarity in modern medicine. That begs the question, are ...

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  • A Guide to Latent Birth Injuries
    A Guide to Latent Birth Injuries

    It was a long few days, but you’re finally home with your new baby. You’re ecstatic to meet this new person and watch them grow. As days turn to weeks, you start to suspect something’s wrong. Your ...

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  • The Maternal Mortality Rate is Out of Control
    The Maternal Mortality Rate is Out of Control

    New mothers are dying. Despite all our technological and medical advances, the US maternal mortality rate is 35% higher today than it was in 1990. This is a huge cause for concern and the fate of our ...

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  • Birth Injury Risk Factors
    Birth Injury Risk Factors

    There are around 28,000 birth injuries per year in the US. Many of these are preventable. That’s because certain factors dramatically increase the risk of a birth injury when left untreated. To ...

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  • Signs of a Birth Injury
    Signs of a Birth Injury

    A birth injury is any infant injury that occurred due to medical negligence either in the delivery room or before hospital discharge. While some injuries (like broken bones) are apparent immediately ...

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