Birth Injury Articles

Adaptive Gear for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, which is sometimes the result of a birth injury, is the most commonly occurring motor disability disorder of childhood in the United States. However, if parents of two children with cerebral palsy were to compare notes, they might find that although their children have received the same broad diagnosis, they face unique challenges […]

The Pros and Cons of a Midwife Birth

One hundred years ago, most children were born at home. Now, an overwhelming majority of childbirths in America take place in a hospital. Yet, this trend is coming full-circle, as an increasing number of women are opting for a more natural birthing experience, either at home or in a birthing center, under the supervision of […]

Adaptive Yoga for Kids with Cerebral Palsy

Yoga originated in India some 5000 years ago. This physical, mental, and spiritual discipline helps improve balance, coordination, and stability and relieve stress in people of all ages. A series of poses involving meditation, controlled breathing, and stretching produce an exhaustive list of benefits ranging from glowing skin to improved flexibility, enhanced immunity, and peace […]