Birth Trauma and Your Right to Claim Compensation
Giving birth is one of the most painful yet meaningful experiences that mothers go through. However, problems may arise inevitably for some mothers and must be addressed to avoid life-threatening situations.
One of the most painful experiences that a mother can undergo, which may be a result of different factors, is birth trauma. Birth Trauma results from injuries incurred by a newly born child. It may be a fracture or a cut, hemorrhage, or laceration.
Birth trauma is caused by either the long-term consequences that result from brain damage or excessive pressure or force during childbirth. It can be a traumatic experience for mothers and may lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If the excessive pressure should have been foreseen or is the direct result of negligence by the doctor or staff, it can be considered malpractice and an attorney with experience in birth injuries can help you get the compensation you need for your child and his or her future.
What is Traumatic Birth Injury?
When excessive physical force is applied during delivery, it often results in a traumatic birth injury or birth trauma. These kinds of injuries specifically damages the baby’s tissues and organs. Here are some of the most common traumatic birth injuries: