Have you or your baby suffered an injury from a c-section?
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A C section is a major medical procedure, and any damage or injury caused can have a lasting effect on your body, your child, or your ability to get pregnant in the future.
Improper care during or immediately after a C section can have a number of negative impacts on a mother’s health, the effects of which you may be entitled to make a C-section compensation claim. These circumstances include:
These risks sit alongside other potential hazards relating to birth injuries to mothers resulting from poor care in the build-up to, during or immediately after post-birth, which you may be entitled to make a compensation claim.
Similarly, failures on the part of the medical staff responsible for undertaking your C section can exacerbate the risks relating to birth injuries to babies, known to include:
Again, these risks are largely specific to situations relating to C-section delivery and more general hazards relating to birth injuries to babies as a whole must also be taken into consideration.
Normally C section delivery does not present problems for future deliveries, either vaginally or via c section. But where negligence occurs on the part of medical staff, this can change:
If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible to make a claim for C-section injuries to a mother or baby, it is important to speak to a legal expert as soon as possible