Pregnancy & Birth
Sometimes birth injuries happen and they are sometimes caused by medical negligence.
Mother dies following caesarean
A mother died after losing three litres of blood when her twins were delivered by caesarean section. Estelle O’Sullivan, 37, had a condition which prevented her blood from clotting properly. An inquest heard that she should’ve been given a massive blood transfusion.
Mums-to-be are not warned of the risks of Epilepsy medicine
A recent survey of mother’s suffering from Epilepsy found that 25% of them were unaware of the dangers to their unborn child. Sodium valproate has been linked to an increase the babies’ risk of cleft palate and spina bifida.