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Are C-sections riskier than a vaginal birth?

If you are pregnant in Indiana, you may be wondering about your delivery options. Babies can be delivered vaginally or through a Cesarean section. In some cases, it is essential for you to have your baby via a C-section to help protect your health or the health of your baby. However, many times it is optional. If you are considering a C-section, you may wonder if it carries more risks than a vaginal birth.

How to avoid ER mistakes

An Indiana emergency room is a fast-paced and busy environment. Because many cases of medical negligence occur due to human error, it is only natural that the ER is the perfect setting for such mistakes. While medical providers hold the ultimate responsibility to prevent such errors, patients should also take a proactive role in their care and do their part to ensure mistakes do not happen.

What causes cerebral palsy?

Parents all across Indiana want the best for their children, and you're no exception. But unfortunately, some things can't be prepared for, no matter how meticulous you are. If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, you're likely looking for answers to many different questions.

Jaundice and its complications in newborns

Jaundice is common in newborns in Indiana. It is not a condition itself but rather a symptom of the child having too much bilirubin in the blood, which may be a sign of other medical issues. Typically, though, according to UpToDate, jaundice is not serious and will go away on its own. However, in some cases, it can be a dangerous situation that requires medical intervention.

What leads to a misdiagnosis?

A misdiagnosis of a medical condition in Indiana can be a very serious issue leading to complications, more severe symptoms, extensive damage to your body or death. It is important to understand what may cause this to occur so it can be avoided. Health Grades notes that there are many factors that play into a misdiagnosis with medical personnel and patients holding some responsibility.