In Eastern Texas, a doctor and medical center were issued a lawsuit for neglecting to test Tri’Micah and Joy London’s newborn baby for jaundice. Dr. Samantha Chaikin and Premiere Pediatrics allowed the family to leave the facility without noticing that the baby showed many of the familiar symptoms of the condition. Because of inaction and neglect, the Londons’ baby suffered… more »
Just as there are particular types of brain damage that cause cerebral palsy, there are also certain medical conditions or events that can happen during pregnancy and delivery that will increase a baby’s risk of being born with cerebral palsy.
Research scientists have examined thousands of expectant mothers, followed them through childbirth, and monitored their children’s early neurological development to… more »
Cytomegalovirus or CMV infection is a common viral infection and member of the herpes-virus family. In most people, CMV does not cause any symptoms, but once you are infected with CMV you are carrier for life and can go through active/dormant cycles. It is only if you are pregnant or have a compromised immune system that CMV can cause problems. … more »