Can a Medical Error Contribute to the Severity of Necrotizing Enterocolitis?

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal condition that can occur in newborn infants. It is more common in premature or underweight newborns, but it can develop in the first two weeks of any newborn baby’s life. NEC happens when bacteria attacks the intestinal wall and causes it to become infected and inflamed. In severe[…] Read More

What is Bradycardia?

Every parent wants their child to arrive healthy. However, some families experience tragedies, many of which could have been prevented. Neonatal medical issues can be spotted and sometimes resolved prior to birth. What cannot be accounted for in many cases, however, is a medical error or mistake. A medical mistake during childbirth can have catastrophic[…] Read More