According to the CDC, 1 in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Many of these are genetic. Others are caused by maternal behaviors such as drug, tobacco, and alcohol use. Others still may be related to environmental factors. Nearly all occur within a baby’s first three months in the womb.
Birth injury occurs during labor or delivery. There may be some indications of potential delivery complications during pregnancy, but the injuries themselves occur during the process of birth. Unlike birth defects, birth injuries are not the result of maternal behaviors, environmental factors,...Read More