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Forceps Injury During Birth

Legal Help for Birth Injury Victims of Forceps Injuries

Obstetrical forceps have two blades which are applied to the baby's head. The forceps are used to pull the baby from the birth canal. If used incorrectly, forceps can be extremely dangerous and cause traumatic injury to the baby's head. Forceps should only be used when certain obstetric indications are present. Medical providers must carefully monitor the baby's condition while the forceps are being used.

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What Are Common Forceps Injuries?

Some injuries caused by forceps include:

  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Cephalohematoma
  • Subgaleal hemorrhage
  • Caput Succedaneum
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Need an Attorney? Contact Birth Injury Lawyer Laura Brown Today

At Birth Injury Safety, we understand that a birth injury case can be a highly charged and sensitive matter. That is why we establish trusting relationships with our clients and place open communication and honesty among our most important virtues. If you are seeking a birth injury attorney who will regard your case with the attention and respect it deserves, contact our office at +1 (855) 925-1041 today. We will inform you of your rights and legal options in a comprehensive initial case review.

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