Category: Cerebral palsy

The Effects of Prolonged Labor

One potential risk of childbirth is prolonged labor, which occurs when the mother remains in labor beyond the standard period of time. This condition can carry a higher risk for birth injuries, and it’s vital that doctors monitor cases of prolonged labor and respond appropriately to minimize or avoid risk of injury. Prolonged Labor Overview… read more

Helping Your Children Adjust to Their Sibling with Cerebral Palsy

If you have a new child who’s been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, it’ll take a concerted effort, a good amount of time and an open heart to adapt to the new family dynamics. Having a child with special needs adds a new – and sometimes overwhelming – dimension to your life. It is your job… 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

What Are the Benefits of Cerebral Palsy Therapy after a Florida Birth Injury?

Cerebral palsy can occur because of a maternal illness during pregnancy or a disease obtained during infancy, but when cerebral palsy is caused by a medical mistake during the labor and delivery process, it is overwhelming to know that it could have been avoided. Sadly, cerebral palsy is not curable. When this Florida birth injury… read more

Parents and Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis

It doesn’t seem fair. Why did your baby suffer cerebral palsy? Why your family?  Sadly, there are some things in life that go unanswered and just don’t make sense. Although we know why this Florida birth injury occurred – due to negligent doctors – it still doesn’t make you feel any better. Many parents of… read more