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Posts tagged "c-section"

Cerebral palsy suit claims that oxygen deprivation was avoidable

The parents of a 6-year-old boy with cerebral palsy have filed a lawsuit against the birthing hospital and staff members, claiming that the mishandling of the boy's birth caused him permanent brain damage.

Woman suffers perforation injury during unwanted surgery

A 35-year-old woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after suffering a perforated bladder during the c-section birth of her son. What makes this suit particularly newsworthy is that the c-section was performed against the woman's will.

New guidelines urge longer 'wait and see' period before C-sections

Cesarean-section births recently reached an all-time high in America, but new medical guidelines indicate that we may be past the high-water mark.

Hospital to pay $9M for botching delivery of high-risk pregnancy

Parents of a severely disabled boy with cerebral palsy are expected to recover $9 million after settling their lawsuit against the hospital where he was born.

Couple will sue doctor in alleged forceps-caused brain injury

Anytime an individual submits to medical procedures, he or she is putting a lot of trust and faith in medical staff. During a pregnancy, the mother is trusting both her own safety and that of her unborn child to doctors, nurses and others. After the death of their days-old child, one couple is alleging that a preventable birth injury occurred due to a doctor's actions.

Study Adds New Reasons To Avoid Unnecessary C-Sections

The medical literature on unnecessary c-section is rapidly expanding-and it seems that almost every new study is finding new reasons to discourage doctors and families from electing c-sections that are not medically necessary.

Survey Warns Of Unnecessary Delivery Interventions, Part 2

Our last post introduced a survey from Childbirth Connection. Based on responses from 2,400 new mothers, the researchers concluded that far too many doctors are using potentially dangerous intervention procedures that may not be medically necessary.

Survey Warns Of Unnecessary Delivery Interventions, Part 1

According to a recent survey conducted by a nonprofit maternity and childbirth-focused organization, many pregnant women undergo unnecessary, invasive and potentially dangerous procedures. This research has troubling implications for expecting mothers in Ohio and around the nation - another indication that the medical profession needs to continue refining care standards.

Huge Variation In C-Section Rates At American Hospitals

The Cesarean section is an enormously important tool for delivery room physicians. Under certain circumstances, it becomes crucial to deliver a baby through C-section - and doctors need to know when those circumstances exist.

Electronic Fetal Monitoring May Lead To Unnecessary C-Section

A recent study concluded that fetal monitoring may lead doctors to perform a C-section procedure before it is medically necessary - likely putting mothers and infants at risk of dangerous complications. While fetal monitoring probably still plays an important role in delivery rooms, this study suggests that doctors need to back away from relying on them to make C-section decisions.

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