Birth Injuries

What is episiotomy?

An episiotomy is a surgical procedure that involves incising the skin of the perineum. This is the tissue of your pelvic region that occurs between the anus and the vagina. Doctors sometimes perform the surgery to assist with a difficult childbirth. However, as the...

Signs of a possible birth injury

When a birth injury impacts a child's well-being, the effects of the injury are not always immediately apparent. After parents bring the infant home, they may notice troubling signs that could indicate medical concerns.  Seek help from your child's pediatrician if you...