birth trauma

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birth trauma

n.
1. A physical injury sustained by an infant during birth.
2. The psychological shock said to be experienced by an infant during birth.
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Noun1.birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth process
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
2.birth trauma - emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illnessbirth trauma - emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness
psychic trauma, trauma - an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
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David Thomas, a clinical negligence partner at the firm, and an expert in birth injury cases, said: "It is deeply concerning that it wasn't just one thing but a catalogue of errors that caused Aleksander's tragic death.
The department is led by national medical law head and cerebral palsy claims expert Lisa Jordan, and includes Mandy Luckman, who is 'undoubtedly a leading clinical negligence lawyer'; she 'leads her team with great aplomb' and specialises in cosmetic surgery and birth injury cases.
org/our-campaign/ The medical negligence team at Clarke Willmott have considerable experience in dealing with birth injury claims, specifically in relation to cerebral palsy, neo-natal deaths and stillbirth.
The probable predisposing factors for upper limb birth injury and their relation to injury were analysed.
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The child suffered a hypoxic birth injury and has cerebral palsy.
Preterm delivery, post-term delivery, low birth weight, birth injury, congenital anomaly and neonatal deaths were not significantly different between GMP and MP groups.
Jeffrey Keeble leads a 'professional' team at Ward Hadaway, and recently acted for Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust in the defence of a birth injury claim.
Newborns of women treated with glyburide were at increased risk for admission to the neonatal intensive care unit, respiratory distress, hypoglycemia, birth injury, and large for gestational age, compared with newborns of mothers treated with insulin.
2,23) In a clinical review of aspects of SD management that are directly relevant to birth injury the advantages of rotational manipulation of the fetus were emphasized, supported by critical analysis of maneuvers-related outcomes research.
Whilst we know intellectual disability can be caused by events such as extreme premature birth, birth injury or brain infections, research has found that minor chromosomal anomalies - known as copy number variations (CNV) - are strongly associated with children with an intellectual disability.
There was very little help available and more needs to be done to assist parents who suddenly find themselves having to care for a baby who has suf-f fered a birth injury as we did.