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Standard Care Includes Knowing The Risk Factors For Shoulder Dystocia

An oversize baby, an obese mother, or complications related to the position of the fetus and the mother during labor and delivery may cause a baby’s shoulder to get stuck behind the mother’s pubic bone which may result in shoulder dystocia. Shoulder dystocia may mean that a child will never have normal use of his or her arm because of the nerve damage caused by this type of birth trauma.

To schedule a consultation with an experienced Ohio birth injury attorney regarding shoulder dystocia, nerve damage, brachial plexus injuries, and Erb’s palsy after a traumatic birth, contact The Lancione Law Firm at 440-331-6100.

Looking back at the mother’s prenatal care records, the lawyers of The Lancione Law Firm may discover that risk factors such as excessive weight gain of the mother or excessive fetal size were not considered and planned for.

A C-section may well be the best option when a baby weighs ten pounds or more. If he or she is stuck in the birth canal during birth, an emergency C-section is still possible, even without advanced planning. The obstetrician can push the head back into the uterus and perform a quick cesarean section which avoids injury to both the mother and the child.

Other remedies include special maneuvers such as pushing the mother’s legs back to her shoulders to straighten out her spine and pelvis. With less resistance, the physician can rotate the fetus, thus avoiding the need to pull hard on the fetus’s head, risking injury.

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The attorneys of The Lancione Law Firm, use their detailed knowledge of medical procedures and standards related to pregnancy and childbirth and their in-depth legal knowledge to help families obtain the compensation that a child with shoulder dystocia will need for a lifetime of medical expenses.

Call 440-331-6100 or email us your information to schedule your free initial consultation regarding legal options when birth trauma results in disabilities such as cerebral palsy. We will take every measure possible to help you obtain a full financial recovery. Our birth injury law firm is proud to serve clients in Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, Akron, Cincinnati and other communities throughout Ohio.

Birth Injury

Birth Trauma
Causes Of Birth Injury
Cephalopelvic Disproportion
Fetal Distress During Labor
Midwife Error
Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy
Obstetrical Nurse Negligence
Oxygen Deficiency
Placental Abruption
Premature Rupture Of Membranes
Prenatal Care Errors
Preterm Delivery
Uterine Ruptures
Dangerous Drugs Related To Birth Injury
Negligent High-Risk Birth Management
Advanced Maternal Age
Diabetes And Pregnancy
Premature Birth
Suspected Large Fetus
Twins, Triplets, Multiples
Birthing Complications
Drugs Used To Arrest Labor
Errors In Inducing Labor/Pitocin Errors
Fetal Monitoring During Labor
Forceps/Vacuum Extraction Delivery
Injuries From Delayed Birth
Umbilical Cord Complications
Breech Birth
Brachial Plexus Injury
Erb’s Palsy
Shoulder Dystocia
Cerebral Palsy
Medical Negligence & Cerebral Palsy
Did Medical Malpractice Cause Cerebral Palsy?
Newborn Hypoxia & Asphyxia
Pediatric Brain Injury
Resources To Help Your Child With CP
Infant Seizures
Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Errors
Cord Blood Gas Tests
Untreated Jaundice
Future Of A Child With A Birth Injury
The Effects Of A Birth Injury As Your Child Ages
Cesarean Section Errors
Delayed C-Section
Emergency C-Section
Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC)
Wrongful Death
Maternal Injuries During Birth
Excessive Bleeding/Hemorrhage
Maternal Infections After Giving Birth
Blood Clots/Thromboembolic Disease
Neonatal Jaundice, Hyperbilirubinemia and Kernicterus
hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

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