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Birth Injury Complications of a C-Section

Michael Becker

Talk with birth injury attorney if you believe that medical negligence led to your child’s injuries. You can find out if you have a valid claim and who may be held liable.

C-sections are sometimes planned; however, they also can be the result of an emergency during a vaginal delivery. In either instance, there are potential risks for having a C-section.

The following are some of the complications that can happen with a C-section:

  • surgical risks (cutting the bladder or bowels);
  • hemorrhaging;
  • decreased bowel function;
  • respiratory problems in newborn;
  • anesthesia complications;
  • maternal health complications (heart attack, blood clots, etc.);
  • nicking or cutting the baby; and
  • lower Apgar scores.

Any number of things could go wrong that cause injury to a baby. When it was the result of careless or reckless actions on behalf of a medical provider, he or she may be held liable for those injuries.

It is hard to say which is right when it comes to choosing a vaginal delivery or c-section. Each situation is unique and should be thoroughly discussed with your doctor.

Seeking Help from Birth Injury Attorneys in Cleveland

Consulting birth injury attorneys from The Becker Law Firm can help you learn if medical negligence was the cause of your child’s injuries. To schedule your free initial consultation, call us at (440) 252-4399.

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