Fetal distress is a general term that describes a condition where a fetus is not well during labor. Although it is considered an unusual complication of labor, undetected fetal distress may result in damaging risks among babies, such as infection and life-long medical conditions, such as cerebral palsy.
At the course of labor, nurses and medical practitioners should monitor the baby to detect any signs of fetal distress, which include:
Unfortunately, failure to detect signs of fetal distress may cause your baby to suffer from serious, sometimes irreversible harm. If you believe medical negligence has played a significant role in the development of your baby’s medical condition, we at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you assess your eligibility in seeking justice and compensation against the parties involved. Call our Wisconsin office at (414) 271-0900 to know more about filing a claim.