Cerebral Palsy Symptoms: Living with CP as an Adult

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If you are currently one of the 764,000 people living with cerebral palsy (or know someone close to you living with it) I’m sure there is something always on your mind. What to expect for the future? How can you prepare for the cerebral palsy symptoms adulthood will bring? Cerebral palsy is a non-progressive disorder…

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Birth Injury Signs: How to Know Your Child’s Been Harmed

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Having a child will always be one of the most amazing experiences of your life. But unfortunately, for some people, the birthing event itself can be exhausting, difficult, and even traumatic. Because for some people, the moment of birth gives rise to an unimaginable outcome; a birth injury. We know that as a proud parent,…

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Shoulder Dystocia Injury: How It’s Caused During Birth

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Has your child suffered from a shoulder dystocia injury? It happens to many parents. Their stories may even be the same as yours. You go into labor. You’re so excited to finally deliver your child after 9 months of waiting. Then, you find out there’s a complication. And this complication has caused a serious injury…

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Living With Cerebral Palsy: What Can You Expect?

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What’s the first that comes to your mind when you hear “Cerebral Palsy?” Most people think it’s a progressive disease affecting cognitive functions. However, this is not the case at all. Let’s take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what this disability actually means. Even though cerebral palsy causes impaired muscle…

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Working Through PTSD After a Traumatic Birth Injury

You have no idea why it happened, but you have noticed that you haven’t quite been the same after giving birth to your child. You find yourself experiencing severe anxiety when you think about your child being born, and maybe you feel your mood has changed for the worse. Childbirth is supposed to be a…

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Birth Injuries and Birth Defects: Know the Difference, Know Your Rights

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Welcoming your child into the world should be a happy time. It’s the time where family and friends come together to welcome a new member into the family. But, what if the unthinkable happens? Knowing what to do next if your newborn experiences birth injuries can be an overwhelming situation. After all, this is your…

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Birth Injury and an Early Birth: What You Should Know

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Are you drowning in medical bills due to injuries from your child’s premature birth? Early birth is linked to injuries that cause long-term issues like ADHD, chronic lung disease, severe digestive problems, cerebral palsy, and more conditions that require additional care. What you may not know is that your doctor could be liable for the…

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Infantile Cerebral Palsy: CDC Finds No Drop in Cases

Infantile cerebral palsy can be horrible for a family to deal with. It’s a heartbreaking health condition that affects many families across the country.¬†The Center for Disease Control released the results of a study that shows that cerebral palsy has not decreased. The number of cases has not changed in the past 30 years. In…

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Cerebral Palsy Symptoms: Has Your Child Been Affected?

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Does it seem that your child is behind in the expected developmental stages? Did you experience a traumatic pregnancy or deliver prematurely and suspect your child may have been affected as a result? Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is often caused by damage occurring to the immature, developing…

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The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

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“Medical Malpractice.” Two words that can strike terror into the hearts of doctors and patients. For patients, it can result in reduced quality of life, inability to work, permanent disability, or death. And for doctors, it can mean the end of a career, long-term depression and, in some cases, suicide. It’s a situation that nobody…

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