Category: Brachial Plexus Palsy

Debi Chalik Explains Brachial Plexus Palsy Birth Injury

A Brachial plexus injury, also known as Brachial plexus palsy, is an injury that occurs during the delivery of a newborn when the head and shoulder are abnormally stretched, damaging the nerves of the shoulder. This birth injury may cause your newborn’s arm to lay limp or have limited mobility in the shoulder and/or hand…. read more

Defining A Birth Injury

You Didn’t Expect This… No parent wants to see their newborn injured, sick or in pain.  It’s even worse when the injury could have been prevented!   Infants are the most precious gifts.  Obstetricians begin caring for them before they are born, by monitoring and caring for expectant mothers. Unfortunately, pregnancy is a very vulnerable… read more