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What Could Cause Cerebral Palsy at Birth?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 323 children in the US suffer from cerebral palsy, a condition that may be caused by an injury to a developing brain. Cerebral palsy affects balance and posture. Certain types of medical mistakes before and during birth could cause your child to develop cerebral palsy. Possible medical mistakes may include: Delaying a necessary cesarean section (C-section) during fetal…
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Can Medical Malpractice Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that may be caused by a brain injury or malformation while the brain is still developing. Children with this disorder may have difficulty controlling movements. They may also have moderate to severe cognitive impairment. Depending on the severity, children with this disorder may require specialized care and social resources for the rest of their lives. However, there are instances where cerebral palsy is caused…
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