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Brachial Plexus Injuries and Erb’s Palsy in Infants

The brachial plexus controls the arm’s entire movement and force on a baby’s head during birth can result in injured nerves and chronic arm paralysis.

Making sure the health system works for you

Being a proactive patient can reduce the risks of injury. Medical malpractice lawyers at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC, have identified some tips to help you advocate for your health.

Cerebral Palsy is considered a birth injury. Find out why.

Cerebral palsy is an incurable condition typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth. Receiving this diagnosis for your baby can be devastating. Speaking to a cerebral palsy lawyer can help you decipher the why and how.

Reducing the risk of medical errors during childbirth

Although unfortunate, the risk of medical errors in pregnancy and childbirth is very real. Experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC have identified various factors that could limit the risk of negligence or medical malpractice during pregnancy and childbirth.

Birth Injuries – Identifying risk factors and possible malpractice

A birth injury can be detected at birth or even later on when your child fails to meet specific development milestones. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC have identified a number of symptoms to look out for that may indicate a birth injury, both in newborns and older children.

Fresh or Frozen Embryos for IVF?

In a study of close to 83,000 IVF patients published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, it was concluded that there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

Marijuana and Morning Sickness

Research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some pregnant women are using marijuana to self-medicate morning sickness.

Will stress during pregnancy affect my baby?

A new study has found that stress during pregnancy increases the risk of mood disorders... but not for all babies

A look into Hilary Duff’s Pregnancy Style

Dealing with body changes in pregnancy is no easy feat and Hilary Duff certainly agrees.

Number of IVF cycles in US IVF Clinics

Fertility clinics in the US present reports on the number of IVF cycles carried out, as well as their outcomes. This data is a helpful source of information for those wishing to conceive via IVF.

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