Fetal Distress

In medicine (obstetrics), the term fetal distress refers to the presence of signs in a pregnant woman—before or during childbirth—that suggest that the fetus may not be well. Because of its lack of precision, the term is eschewed in modern American obstetrics.
Posts about Fetal Distress
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

    …Did your child suffer from a serious birth injury related to meconium aspiration syndrome? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are here to help you and your family. We’re happy to discuss your case, give our advice on your family’s options moving forward, and explain how we may be able to help you at no out of pocket cost. Call us…

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  • Birth Injuries Caused by Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

    …Did your child suffer from a serious birth injury related to meconium aspiration syndrome? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are here to help you and your family. We’re happy to discuss your case, give our advice on your family’s options moving forward, and explain how we may be able to help you at no out of pocket cost. Call us…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Dallas Anoxic Brain Injury Lawyer

    … neurological disorders, including cerebral palsy. If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy following a birth injury, you owe it to yourself (and your child) to do everything you can for them. If your child was injured due to negligence, part of this includes exploring your legal options. Raising a child with cerebral palsy can cost…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 24 readers -
  • Dallas Premature Birth Injury Lawyer

    …Did your child suffer complications due to a premature birth? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to evaluate the facts of your case and explain the options available to you moving forward. Call 1-877-405-4313 today for a free consultation. Premature Births & Medical Malpractice It’s estimated that one in every…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 27 readers -
  • Fetal Bradycardia Birth Injuries

    …Did your child suffer brain damage due to fetal bradycardia? Our Texas birth injury attorneys are happy to look into the facts of your case free of charge and explain the options available to you and your family moving forward. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. Fetal Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate) Labor is a complicated…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Prenatal Medical Malpractice

    … must perform the correct steps to manage the condition under the allowed standard of care. Some complications that can happen during pregnancy are: Birth defects Preeclampsia Gestational Diabetes(GD) Mother has an infection like AIDS Ectopic pregnancy Fetal distress, and More Statistics Concerning Prenatal Care Prenatal care must be provided…

    Law Office of James Alston- 10 readers -
  • Nuchal Cord Birth Injury Lawyer

    … to handle your claim, you owe us nothing unless we actually win your case. Nuchal Cord, Birth Injuries & Medical Malpractice The umbilical cord carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the child’s bloodstream. It contains one vein and two arteries, and almost never causes serious birth complications. Unfortunately in some cases, the umbilical…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 21 readers -
  • Uterine Rupture & Birth Injuries

    … on the mother’s part. Nurses should also be monitoring fetal distress signals at all times in order to detect abnormalities such as fetal bradycardia. How a birth injury lawyer may be able to help. Birth injuries often lead to chronic issues and developmental challenges which may require physical therapy, mobility devices, a caregiver, and even multiple…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -
  • Warning Signs of Infant Brain Damage at Birth

    … to stopping the development of disorders such as cerebral palsy. Infant brain damage can result from several different factors, but the most-common cause is the lack of oxygen to the brain (often referred to as perinatal hypoxia, intrapartum asphyxia, or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy) during delivery. Doctors are trained to monitor fetal distress…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -
  • Dallas Pitocin® Birth Injury Lawyers

    … as the mother’s body tries to get its systems back in equilibrium. This can lead to a weak fetal heart rate which can then jeopardize the functioning of various organs in the unborn baby, and may lead to the development of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and even cerebral palsy. Brain damage – Since contractions caused by Pitocin are so strong, both…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 29 readers -
  • Failure to Communicate Change in Condition

    …, the doctor left instructions that accounted for possible red flags, and asked that he be notified if these became apparent. He especially stressed that he should be contacted if her oxygen levels dropped below 95%. The woman experienced the drop in oxygen, and several other uncomfortable symptoms, including uterine cramping, excess discharge…

    Ethan Manning/ www.bluegrassjustice.com- 39 readers -
  • Midwife Malpractice

    … certified nurse midwife in attendance. During this time, they took no steps to improve blood flow and oxygen to the fetus. In the morning, the supervising certified nurse midwife was notified of the circumstances but failed to report to the hospital because the attending physician was at the hospital. According to the physician, he was not aware…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -
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