Common Childbirth Injuries | Mother

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The most common childbirth injuries that affect the mother Injury to the mother can be sustained prior to, during, or following the birth.

These injuries can be a result of medical negligence. Inadequate medical care can result in these complications:

  • Pregnancy malpractice/maternal birth injuries – mismanagement of the pregnancy.
  • Vaginal tears or lacerations.
  • Pelvic injuries during birth.
  • Broken bones.
  • Ruptured uterus.
  • Complications caused by delivery using forceps.
  • Abnormal bleeding caused by medical negligence.
  • Incontinence.
  • Damage to bowel or bladder.
  • Nerve damage after giving birth.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Wrongful death of the mother.
  • Forceps Injury.
  • Incorrect cesarean section.
  • Infection.
  • Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia.
  • Improper stitching following cesarean section.