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Understanding the Causes of Medical Negligence and Birth Injuries

Pregnancy and becoming a new mother is often portrayed as an idyllic time. However, many things can go wrong without proper care. Complications can occur before, during, and after birth that can lead to birth injuries if not correctly managed by medical professionals. While some complications are unavoidable, others could have been prevented or properly…

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People With Cerebral Palsy at Increased Risk of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

A new study finds people with cerebral palsy are more likely to develop osteoporosis or osteoarthritis than those without it. Though these findings reveal yet more potential health challenges for those living with cerebral palsy, this research allows doctors and therapists to tailor treatment plans and therapies to suit the needs of their patients. Cerebral…

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Normalizing Cerebral Palsy: Bodi’s Story

While children with cerebral palsy may face physical and emotional challenges, their differences do not make them less human than any of us. No one exemplifies this lesson better than Bodi Ealey. A Mother’s Love Bodi — who was born with cerebral palsy and later died in a care facility — was dutifully cared for by…

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How Birth Injuries Impact the Mental Health of Parents

When parents learn of a birth injury, their immediate thoughts and attention go to the well-being of their child. This often causes them to ignore their feelings, and they may suffer in silence with depression, anxiety and other related mental health concerns due to birth injury trauma. Learning that your child has suffered a birth…

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