Pregnancy and birth is a miraculous and joyous occasion for most families. Unfortunately, however things can and do go wrong and when they do the consequences can be devastating and life changing.
Mistakes can and do happen during pregnancy and labour, and both the mother and child can be injured.
Child Birth Injuries can include:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Erbs Palsy
- Shoulder Dystocia
- Spina Bifida
- Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)
- Hip Dysplasia
- Fractures/broken bones
- Injuries as a result of forceps or Ventouse delivery
Maternal Injuries can include:
- Uterine ruptures
- Perineal tears
- Retained placenta/retained products of conception
- Injuries caused during caesarean section