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November 13, 2017

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Birth Injuries

Rate of Home Births Escalates in the U.S.

Until 1989, statistics weren’t available regarding the number of American women who chose midwives instead of obstetricians. That year, just three percent of births in the U.S. were overseen by a midwife. Since 1989, the popularity of midwives and home births has grown considerably, though—at nine percent—this trend still represents a small percentage compared to…

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November 10, 2017

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Birth Injuries

The Lifetime Cost of Cerebral Palsy

Because cerebral palsy is permanent and care often requires constant attention and assistance, the costs of the condition are very high. The CDC notes that the lifetime cost of cerebral palsy is close to $1 million, at an estimated $921,000. The medical costs for care and treatment of children with the condition are 10 times…

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