Many of the medical issues in pregnancy and during labor and delivery that lead to cerebral palsy should be detected/anticipated and corrected by a physician or other medical staff, before a serious problem occurs.
There are of course some unavoidable situations that lead to brain injury and, consequently, cerebral palsy. It is important to remember, though, that many of these circumstances do not have to occur. Proper prenatal care is very important, as is having a knowledgeable and thorough physician during labor and delivery. If you have a child affected by CP that you believe was the result of a medical mistake or oversight, please take a moment to fill out our form. We are very experienced in this area and will assess your case for free and be in touch to discuss your options.