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What is preeclampsia?: Part 2

This blog recently discussed how a scientific panel concluded that there is a probable link between exposure to a chemical used by DuPont in manufacturing in West Virginia and the development of pregnancy-induced hypertension or preeclampsia in pregnant women. The previous post began to discuss what exactly the condition of

What is preeclampsia?: Part 1

The previous two birth injury blog posts discussed how a scientific panel studying the effects of a chemical used in manufacturing Teflon and other non-stick products by DuPont recently concluded that there is a probable link between exposure to the chemical and preeclampsia. The scientific panel was appointed as part

What is gestational diabetes?

This blog will discuss several birth injuries in five posts in order to shed some light on these conditions. The first post discussed excessive jaundice and kernicterus in newborns. The second and third post discussed brachial plexus injuries, brachial palsy, Erb’s palsy and shoulder dystocia. This post will discuss gestational

What is cerebral palsy?

This blog has discussed several different birth injuries in the previous four posts as part of a five-part series on birth injuries. The previous posts discussed excessive jaundice in newborns, brachial plexus injuries, brachial palsy, shoulder dystocia, Erb’s palsy and gestational diabetes. The final post in this series will discuss

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