Lack of Pediatric Readiness in the ER is Costing Children Their Lives

While babies, toddlers, young children, and teens account for a significant portion of emergency room visits in the United States, too many of the ERs remain ill-prepared to treat pediatric patients, a state of affairs that is costing kids their lives. Child Injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino is recognized nationwide for his dedicated pursuit of justice […]

Cephalopelvic Disproportion: A Leading Cause of Prolonged Labor and Preventable Birth Injuries

While the vast majority of babies are born healthy and without issues, many problems can arise during labor and delivery. Cephalopelvic Disproportion or CPD – when a baby cannot make its way down the birth canal – is one of those issues. In a true case of CPD, repeated attempts to deliver vaginally will only […]

Three Infants Dead From Deadly Bacteria at Geisinger Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Three infants have tragically died at Geisinger Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and five more infants are being treated for a deadly waterborne bacteria that was recently discovered at the NICU. All eight babies were born prematurely. Hospital authorities issued a statement saying the three deaths may have been a result of the […]

Inclined Sleeper Deaths Are On The Rise

Parents, your baby may be at risk if you bought an inclined baby sleeper. On the heels of the huge Fisher-Price recall involving 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers that have now been linked with at least 50 deaths, another 700,000 inclined sleepers have been recalled—and the infant death toll is rising. Inclined Sleeper Recalls […]

Congenital Heart Defects Associated with Oil and Gas Areas

Maternal proximity to oil and gas well sites has been linked to congenital heart defects in babies. Children born to mothers living near oil and natural Gas well sites with intense activity have a 40-70 percent higher chance congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared to those living in areas of less intense activity, according to a […]

Lack of Transparency with Children’s Hospital heart problems

Secret audio recordings provided last month to the New York Times revealed that UNC Children’s Hospital, part of the University of North Carolina health system, showed mortality rates higher than the national average.  The hospital had been suspect for some time: children with complex heart conditions had been dying at higher-than-expected rates, and children with […]

Baby Dropped on Head – Hospital Apology Not Forthcoming

If not for the father filming the birth of his twins, the parents would probably never know that a doctor dropped one of the babies on her head.  Medical staff in the delivery room would likely not baby Morgan’s parents that she was dropped and fell a few inches before landing on the bassinette. She […]

Treating Cerebral Palsy: Retraining and Relaxing the Muscles

Cerebral Palsy is a serious and devastating physical illness. It is a physical disability that causes movement difficulties and muscle stiffness. It left 16 year old Adam Leon unable to move his right arm, which is a common occurrence for those who are diagnosed with the disease. Due to a stroke that occurred before and […]

A Twin Dream: Twins Player meets Twins with Cerebral Palsy

MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Twins fans come in all shapes and sizes. In this case, little Braden and Dathan Miller are twins themselves! Born just a minute apart, the five-year-olds came with some surprises of their own. ‘It was a shock. We weren’t expecting that at all,” Tina Miller, their mother, when asked about the twin’s […]