The Dark Side Of Fetal Heart Monitoring In Florida

By |2018-09-10T09:51:49-07:00September 14th, 2018|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

The heart monitor is standard operating procedure in almost every delivery that takes place in the Sunshine State. These monitors give doctors critical information about fetal health. Without fetal heart monitors, delivery physicians and nurses would essentially have to guess in this important area. But there is a downside. Fetal heart monitors increase the risk [...]

What Can Go Wrong During A C-Section In Florida?

By |2018-08-21T08:00:31-07:00August 24th, 2018|birth injuries, Medical Malpractice|

In most cases, a C-Section is a straightforward and safe procedure. In 2000, a Mexican woman even performed one of these operations on herself. The story is rather intriguing, although it is definitely not for the squeamish. Both she and her baby survived. Things went very well in this particular C-Section. But that’s not always [...]

How Does Pitocin Contribute To Florida Birth Injuries?

By |2018-06-13T08:13:40-07:00June 15th, 2018|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

Doctors first discovered Oxytocin in 1952. At the time, many people viewed it as a miracle mother-baby drug that could jump start stalled labor and help avoid serious complications. That’s still true in many parts of the world where sudden and unexpected onset of labor is the norm. But Florida hospitals deliver most babies during [...]

The Link Between Pitocin And Florida Birth Injuries

By |2018-04-09T09:32:53-07:00April 13th, 2018|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

This labor-assistance drug is one of the most essential medicines in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Indeed, almost ever since its introduction in the 1950s, “pit” has been the go-to drug for doctors and hospitals throughout the world when they want or need to jumpstart labor in a pregnant mother. Pit has [...]

Shoulder Dystocia And Birth Injuries

By |2017-09-15T05:49:40-07:00September 15th, 2017|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

LGA (large for gestational age) fetuses are greatly at risk for shoulder dystocia and birth injuries, and although the red flags should be easy to see, many doctors overlook them. Shoulder dystocia occurs when the baby is too large to fit through the mother’s narrow birth canal during delivery. Although the baby does not move [...]

Governor Mulls Enhanced Funding For CP Victims

By |2017-07-05T12:15:26-07:00June 23rd, 2017|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

The governor’s office has received thousands of phone calls, letters, and e-mails about House Bill 7069, and the volume is about three-to-one against the measure’s highly controversial voucher provision. If enacted, House Bill 7069 would increase homeschool voucher funding for parents of children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities by about $30 million. Most of [...]

The Truth About Birth Injuries

By |2017-03-14T10:30:32-07:00February 3rd, 2017|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

Many times, nurses and doctors are completely unprepared for shoulder dystocia, which is one of the leading causes of birth injuries. Even if the baby is too large to normally drop through the mother’s narrow birth canal, the umbilical cord keeps dropping, and it will basically wrap itself around the baby’s neck. In less than [...]