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Birth Injuries to the Mother


Contrary to popular belief, birth injuries do not only affect infants. Many mothers experience preventable injuries during the labor and delivery process, often at the hands of healthcare providers who should know better.

Below, our Philadelphia personal injury attorneys discuss common birth injuries that mothers experience.

Physical Injuries to the Mother

Women may experience a plethora of preventable physical injuries during the birthing process, including the following:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Broken bones or bruising
  • Botched C-section procedure
  • Infection
  • Preeclampsia
  • Vaginal tears or lacerations
  • Wrongful death

Mental Injuries to the Mother

Women may also experience mental trauma during the birthing process, including:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder from a traumatic birth

  • Depressive behavior

  • Mistrust of healthcare providers

Suffered an Injury During Your Birth? We’re Here to Help

If you suffered an injury during your birth at the hands of your doctor or nurse, we’re here to help. We make it our mission to hold negligent healthcare providers accountable for their actions, and we’re prepared to fight for you, too.

Contact The Villari Firm, PLLC at 267-388-9429 to schedule a free consultation.

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