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Pregnancy Related Injuries

Pregnancy-Related Injuries and Maternal Mortality

What is a Pregnancy-Related Injury?

A pregnancy-related injury is an injury that a woman sustains during pregnancy, at delivery, or shortly after delivery. These injuries can range from mild to severe with the worst cases resulting in death – known as maternal mortality. 700 women die each year in the United States due to pregnancy-related injuries resulting in maternal mortality.

What is Maternal Mortality?

Maternal Mortality is a term used to explain the deaths of women during their pregnancies and childbirth. Startingly, pregnant women in the United Starts are more likely to be at risk for maternal mortality than in any other developed country.  

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Mother claims failure to diagnose led to son’s death

It is essential to the well-being or an unborn child that a mother is properly cared for during her pregnancy. This means not only making sure the mother is doing the basics — eating right and taking the proper vitamins — but the doctors caring for the woman also need to be weighing all risk factors when providing care during pregnancy.

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Nerve damage during birth can create lifelong limitations

Most expecting parents imagine that the day of their child’s birth will be among the happiest of their lives. Unfortunately, some parents’ joy is interrupted by errors during birth. Although a pregnancy complication doesn’t minimize the excitement of welcoming a new family member into the world, it certainly creates a new set of concerns and anxieties for parents.

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