Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries

While most couples expecting a baby are not only overjoyed with happiness, they are also worried and hope for a safe delivery and healthy baby. Unfortunately, for many new parents, the delivery process does not always go as planned, resulting in serious injuries to the mother and or child. A common birth injury is brachial plexus, which damages the nerves between a baby’s neck and shoulders, due to the baby’s shoulder getting caught behind the mother’s pubic bone. Usually, a brachial plexus injury occurs from a doctor pulling too hard on the baby’s head during delivery, which has serious long-term … Read the rest