a physical injury to a baby that occurs during the birthing process
a physical injury to the baby that occurs during the process of birth
an injury sustained immediately before, during, or after birth.
A birth injury is a very serious injury that may affect the mother and infant during pregnancy, delivery, or following the birth. Birth injury places the baby and mother at risk for death, as well as the placing the baby may at risk for paralysis, fractured bones, brain damage, Cerebral palsy, and other serious medical problems.
A physical injury suffered by a baby during delivery. Birth injuries may be related to pre-existing maternal or fetal health problems, or related to negligence by a health care professional such as a doctor or another member of the professional medical staff. These injuries may cause permanent disabilities or even death.