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Hypoxia Birth Injuries

Hypoxia is a condition caused by oxygen deprivation at the tissue level. There are two types of hypoxia:

  • General, affecting the whole body
  • Localized, affecting a single part or region of the body

When hypoxia occurs during labor or delivery and nothing is done to address the condition, birth injury may be unavoidable.

Why Choose Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance for Your Birth Injury Case?

The attorneys at Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance have decades of experience helping families deal with the emotional and financial consequences of birth injuries. If your child was injured during labor or delivery, you may be entitled to compensation for all related medical and rehabilitation expenses. If your child’s injury will result in lifelong struggles, your family may be entitled to compensation for all related financial damages along with considerations for emotional and physical suffering.

Risks of Pitocin

Woman in LaborOxytocin is a hormone and neuropeptide that works to stimulate uterine muscles during labor and delivery. Oxytocin also increases the production of prostaglandins, a group of lipids that help induce labor through contractions.


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