At the Law Firm of Michael H. Bereston, Inc., we believe in empowering our birth injury clients with real world knowledge about the situation they and their child are in. It is our hope that in knowing more about birth injuries, their causes, their consequences, and how to seek compensation for one, you can start to find some peace of mind. Through comprehension of a problem, you can start to gain confidence that you can eventually overcome it.
Take a look at our glossary below to review key details about birth injuries. We will add additional terms to this glossary as needed in the future. For further questions, or to get the help of a birth injury lawyer, call us at (410) 220-6581. We are headquartered in Maryland but help clients *Nationwide.
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- Fetal Monitoring: A method used to monitor the wellbeing of the fetus by checking the rate, rhythm and presence of accelerations or decelerations in the fetal heart rate with and without uterine contractions.
- Injuries to a Baby: A brief listing of birth injuries, including cerebral palsy (CP) and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
- Mother's Conditions: A review of health conditions a mother may experience that can increase an infant’s risk of a birth injury.
- About Birth Trauma: How injuries to the baby and mother may occur due to healthcare provider malpractice or negligence.