Category: Birth Injury

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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What Expectant Mothers Need to Know About Preventing Birth Injuries

There are many different ways expectant mothers can help ensure their baby’s health throughout the pregnancy—eating healthy, exercising and knowing the right questions to ask your doctor. 6 Ways to Keep Your Baby Healthy During Pregnancy In a perfect world, one item that would never need to be on the list of things expectant mothers…

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6 Activities for High School Kids with Cerebral Palsy, Encouraging Participation and Motor Skill Development

6 Activities for High School Kids with Cerebral Palsy, Encouraging Participation and Motor Skill Development

With even warmer weather just around the corner, children are getting ready for a summer filled with adventure. This brings parents of children with disabilities to question: Is there fun to be had for my child, too? Can extracurricular activities be life-enhancing even for children with severe birth injuries, such as cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy…

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