Beyond Concussion: Head Injuries at Birth
The unexpected head injury — birth
As we explore head injuries this month it is easy to overlook events from our very entry into this world.
There are so many ways that a baby’s head gets stressed at birth. Yes, there is supposed to be lots of stress at birth. However, in a number of birth scenarios there is an inordinate level of stress. Some of the birth scenarios include when the head positioning is oriented wrong, baby is breech or sunnyside-up, has torticolis or has a wrapped umbilical cord. Read more