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The Brachial Plexus is a collection of nerves located between the neck and shoulders, chest, arms, hands and feeling in the upper limbs. During a difficult delivery, these nerves can be stretched, compressed or even cause paralysis of the arms. This injury can be caused by the size of the baby, breech birth, a difficult long labour and/or an assisted delivery with a ventouse or forceps. This type of injury is often associated with cases involving shoulder dystocia.

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Bone fractures

There are a few different types of bone fractures that are more common fractures from a birth injury.

Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s Palsy affects the primary nerves that move the arm. Each case is different and will need different levels of care.

Maternal birth injury

Many women will seek help for their child who might have suffered an injury but often forget the importance of their mental health.

Legal advice.

The birth of a child should be a time of happiness, excitement and celebration. Sadly, when negligent mistakes are made by medical professionals the result is pain, heartache and frustration for parents and the wider family.

If you believe that you have a birth injury negligence claim in relation to any wrong or mistreatment you received during birth, then please contact a member of our medical negligence specialist team today. We are dedicated to your best interests and can advise you on how to proceed. If after talking to us you decide not to take matters further you are under no obligation to do so and you will not be charged for our initial advice session.

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