The terms “obstetrics” deals with pregnancy and childbirth related issues including when the woman is pregnant, as well as the processes leading up to and including childbirth. Thus, “obstetric negligence” refers to instances of negligence by a doctor or physician in relation to a patient’s pregnancy or childbirth.
The mother might suffer from vaginal second and third degree tears due to failed episiotomy.
The mother might suffer from misdiagnosed and delayed treatment of pregnancy related complications like gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, urinary tract infections.
Mother might be misdiagnosed with ectopic pregnancy.
Mother might be left with retained products of conception after birthing or after an abortion leading to complications.
Placental abruption or uterine rupture because of negligence.
Negligence in treating maternal sepsis.
Incorrect use of forceps may hurt the baby causing brain damages, cerebral palsy, internal bleeding of brain ,nerve injury etc.
Fractures and spinal cord injury as a result of negligence in handling the baby during birthing process.
Negligence while diagnosis and treating Rhesus disease causing still birth or neonatal deaths.
Delay in referring Caesarean causing oxygen deprivation to baby causing a still birth or wrongful birth.
Delay in diagnosing and treating the baby for Hyperbilirubinemia & Kernicterus.
If you or your baby were injured during pregnancy or child birth due to clinical or medical negligence, call our Medical Negligence Solicitors for a free conference on 0113 388 0400 or contact us online and we will call you within 1 hour.
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When you contact Chapman Dhillon Solicitors and provide details of what happened, whether the injury occured in a private clinic or an NHS hospital; we will be able to tell you if you have a claim for medical negligence compensation immediately. You will only speak with qualified Solicitors. Our medical negligence solicitors will advise you on how to claim compensation, the claims process, any time constraints; and how successful your claim is likely to be.
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