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The Life of the Placenta: Prenatal to Post-Delivery

As your baby grows inside of the womb, he or she is growing alongside an organ that we call the placenta. During pregnancy, this organ supplies oxygen and nutrients to your baby. In addition to blood and nutrients, the placenta also produces hormones like hCG, estrogen, and progesterone. Connected by the umbilical cord, a placenta…Read More >>

Understanding the Complexity of Fetal Lung Development

During the 42 weeks of pregnancy, our babies rapidly evolve—from a pair of zygotes—to an aquatic life in the womb—and finally, one breathing in the world. Being almost a miracle in itself, the human lung forms early in fetal lung development, appearing in the embryonic phase at the fourth or fifth weeks of gestation. Branching…Read More >>

Why Legal Counsel is Important for Erb’s Palsy Cases

About one out of every 1,000 babies is born with Erb’s Palsy. During the birthing process, the doctor will stretch the infant’s neck too far to one side during delivery, causing the brachial plexus nerves to be damaged in the shoulder. In turn, the baby’s arm will be weak, or in the worst case, become…Read More >>