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Explain the condition called a birth injury.?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Birth injury

Any type of injury to the fetus or mother during the labor and delivery process.

In brief: Birth injury

Any type of injury to the fetus or mother during the labor and delivery process.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Birth Injury

Birth injury pertains to problems associated with the birth, to the baby.
These include, shoulder dystocia (should gets stuck), unable to pass through the birth canal requiring c-section emergently, fracture of one of the baby's bones (clavilcle is most common), all of these which may indicate decrease oxygen prior to delivery and lead to hie (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy).

In brief: Birth Injury

Birth injury pertains to problems associated with the birth, to the baby.
These include, shoulder dystocia (should gets stuck), unable to pass through the birth canal requiring c-section emergently, fracture of one of the baby's bones (clavilcle is most common), all of these which may indicate decrease oxygen prior to delivery and lead to hie (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy).
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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