Postpartum

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.

Home with Baby: How to Thrive Post-Birth

You've just arrived home with a new baby. Now what? Whilst many are very eager to share their birth story, what happens once baby is born is many's best-kept-secret. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Chaya Kasse Valier, a Doula and Author of Second Labor: Mothers Share Post-Birth Stories.

What is a Doula?

What does a Doula really do? Darby Morris, founder of Sweetbay Doula, goes in-depth into the role of the doula and the support they provide.

Preparing for Parenthood and Beyond: Tips for Budgeting and Saving

With child-related expenses always on the rise, it's wise to be financially prepared for parenthood. Nicole Merritt from jthreeNMe, shares with us some budgeting and saving tips for life with kids.

What you need to know about stillbirth

Stillbirth is, unfortunately, a possible pregnancy outcome that takes most by surprise. Occurring in one out of every 160 births in the United States, stillbirth can be caused by a wide range of factors and...

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.

Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health in Pregnancy and After

Pregnancy and birth bring with them substantial changes. Whilst it’s normal to feel overwhelmed at times, episodes of sadness and helplessness should not be taken lightly. Mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy and after are as important as your physical health. There are ways to help you take care of your mental health during pregnancy and as new parents.

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.

Causes of Hip Dysplasia in Infants

Hip dysplasia is a condition where the hip socket does not fully cover the ball portion of the upper thighbone. When the condition is present at birth, it is the responsibility of medical staff to detect it and recommend the appropriate treatment options.

Money Saving Strategies for Parents-To-Be

A new baby means new expenses and it's all too easy to feel overwhelmed. Employing money-saving strategies helps control your spending, saving you substantial hard earned cash on a daily basis. Jennifer McDermott shares some tips.