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
Vaginal tears or lacerations
Mental Injuries to the Mother
Women may also experience mental trauma during the birthing process, including:
Post-traumatic stress disorder from a traumatic birth
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 (215) 372-8889 to schedule a free consultation.