Birth Injury to the Baby by Patient info - this article is for medical professionals and written by doctors in the UK. It discusses may types of birth injuries that can happen to the baby and have a few suggestions for prevention of birth injury at the end of the article
Brachial Plexus Injury Prevention Program (BPIPP) the United Brachial Plexus Network through their BPIPP advocates for the wellness and safety of all newborns during the delivery process. Through their coordinated efforts to inform, educate, and empower families, medical professionals, educational personnel, insurance providers, politicians, and others, they strive to promote a model of prevention that will reduce the incidence of preventable brachial plexus injuries.Disability in America toward a National Agenda for Prevention – Andrew M. Pope and Alvin R. Tarlov Editors Committee on a National Agenda for the Prevention of Disabilities, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 1991. “This report goes beyond the traditional medical model to consider and address the needs of people with disabling conditions after those conditions exist and after they have been "treated" and "rehabilitated." Prevention of the initial condition (primary prevention) is certainly important, but the emphasis in this report is on developing interventions that can prevent pathology from becoming impairment, impairment from becoming functional limitation, functional limitation from becoming disability, and any of these conditions from causing secondary conditions.”
How do I Prevent the Most Common Birth Injury Types? this is an attorney sponsored site that explains the most common birth injury types and gives 5 tips for preventing them. "The best way to prevent the most common birth injury cases from happening during your pregnancy and birth is not only staying informed about risks of birth injury but receiving proper prenatal care, consulting with your doctor, and being observant of your bodies and babies changes as you grow together."
How to prevent birth injuries and death during labor & delivery: Practical tips to improve chances for a successful, healthy labor and delivery This attorney sponsored guide is fairly comprehensive in offering tips toward preventing birth injury through planning for pregnancy, preparing for delivery, taking notes and asking questions and fetal monitoring during delivery.
NHU Report on the Prevention of Disabilities - Spring 2015 Read about the rising prevalence of developmental disabilities, the impact of developmental disabilities and the need for data for research. ----We all know to move forward on any problem facing mankind requires research. We are stating, in order to protect children of the future, newborns, their parents and society from disabilities, we should broaden the scope of data collected through the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth. This update to our existing data system would be more easily adopted and is necessary to more effectively meet current research needs for the purpose of preventing disabilities. Existing data collected is vague and not in sync with the rapid advances in medicine for today. Where is the data on birth injury in America?
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