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Month: August 2017

Group B Strep and Your Baby – Birth Injury Safety Check

Could you have Group B Strep and not even know it? What exactly is Group B Strep, and why does it matter to your unborn baby? Can it really be all that dangerous if an estimated 1 in 4 pregnant women have it?

Yes.

Birth injury attorney Laura Brown discusses the need to screen mothers prior to labor and delivery, and what effects Group B Strep could have on a baby.

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Shoulder Dystocia? NO Fundal Pressure! – Birth Injury Safety Check

Did you know that many hospitals still allow an outdated birth assistance method? When a baby’s shoulder gets stuck on his mother’s pubic bone on the way out of the birth canal (called shoulder dystocia), doctors and nurses might try to use “fundal pressure” to get him unstuck. They should NOT.

Birth injury attorney Laura Brown explains the heartbreaking cost of using fundal pressure in the wrong situation.

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