In 2007, Kiarra Smith was born three months premature at HealthPark Medical Center in Florida. 15 days into her care at the hospital, she was accidently given a dose of nutrients 100 times more powerful than what was prescribed. Her parents and lawyer assert this mistake caused Smith to go into cardiac arrest, and eventually be diagnosed with cerebral palsy… more »
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy is a condition in which the brain does not receive enough oxygen, which can occur during a difficult labor and delivery. The consequences can be severe and can include life-long complications.
When a baby is deprived of oxygen during labor and delivery for over a five-minute period of time they can suffer from many types of long-term… more »