Birth Injury Resulting to Cerebral Palsy

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Birth Injury Resulting to Cerebral Palsy Birth injury, or birth trauma, refers to any type of injury or harm sustained by an infant during the birthing process. These injuries are usually sustained during a difficult delivery, which may be due to: • The birth canal being too small; • The fetus being in an abnormal position (like a breech position, wherein the baby would exit the pelvis with his/her buttocks or feet first instead of the head); or, • The fetus being too large (doctors use a vacuum or forceps when delivering larger babies to make babies’ passage through the birth canal easier). Difficult delivery or not, many legal and medical professionals will confirm that the most common cause of birth injury is medical negligence and that these acts of negligence cause thousands of infants to suffer injuries during birth and that these acts occur far more frequently than any one may...