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Category Archives: Birth Injury

Childbirth and Related Complications Are a Top Reason for Hospitalization

Complications from pregnancy and childbirth, as well as other perinatal conditions, are a leading cause of hospitalization in New York City. Most births result in short hospital stays, but complications related to pregnancy can keep both mothers and their babies in hospitals for much longer. While some of the reasons for these hospitalizations are natural,… Read More »

When a Mother Dies in Childbirth, a Lawsuit Can Help Survivors Get Damages

Recent research indicates that childbirth is more likely to cause death to a mother in New York City than ten years ago. The reasons cited by the New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF), which analyzed health data from across all boroughs of the city, are poor health habits (including obesity) and women giving birth later in… Read More »