Even when a birth goes well and is a success, it can be difficult and painful. When the child is injured in the process, it can drastically increase the costs, the emotional trauma, and the stress of the situation. There are some factors that could indicate that it's a high-risk birth, including:
A recent study reported in the journal Neurology found that an improvement in sleep quality helped improve brain function in patients suffering from moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries.
Each day across Louisiana, hundreds if not thousands of patients either go to their doctor's office and have a routine medical procedure performed on them or are admitted to the hospital to have surgery. Of those who do, a small percentage face complications, some relatively small and others life-threatening.
In 2013, a woman from North Carolina was treated by a physician in Louisiana. She had reportedly fractured her leg and needed surgery to repair the tibia and fibula.
Most children in the United States are not born through a cesarean procedure. The statistics show that just under a third of all birth occur this way. Sometimes it is medically necessary, done as an emergency, and other times it is scheduled in advance.