About Birth Injuries Caused by Delivery Trauma
Complications during labor and delivery are to be expected, and it is exactly what obstetricians and obstetrical nurses train for. They must be able to react competently and quickly to ordinary events and problems during delivery, with the goal of delivering a healthy baby and protecting the health of the mother.
Some types of delivery trauma include injuries to the baby caused by mechanical forces—too much pressure or pulling can cause physical injury. Other medical malpractice involves lack of oxygen and blood supply, or failure to diagnose and treat during labor.
Mechanical Delivery Trauma
Oxygen and Blood Deprivation Trauma
Failure to Diagnose and Treat
Injuries Caused By Delivery Trauma
These delivery traumas can cause several serious and permanent injuries, including:
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