Sep 21, 2018

Reasons to Call Crandall & Pera Law, Part Two

September 21st, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

(For more information, please see Part One of this video series)  There are many reasons to call Crandall and Pera after the delivery of your child: If your child is ever diagnosed with cerebral palsy, or has increased tone in their legs and arms. Or, if they've suffered what's called a brachial plexus injury, [...]

Sep 14, 2018

Reasons to Call Crandall & Pera Law, Part One

September 14th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

 If the delivery of your dreams has turned into a nightmare, you should call Crandall & Pera so that we can evaluate the medical records. Some of the things to look for are rather obvious. If your baby is born blue, limp, or requires resuscitation – or intubation, where they stick a tube down [...]

Sep 7, 2018

While in Labor, What Are Things to Watch Out For?

September 7th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

EFM EFM stands for electronic fetal monitoring. That's the machine directly next to you that is giving a print out of your baby's heart rate on top, and your contractions on the bottom. Typically, you wear – Mom wears – a belt across her stomach that provides the information for that print out.  The [...]

Aug 31, 2018

The Baby Is Almost Here; What Can I Expect?

August 31st, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

It’s almost time to meet your child! This time can be a little fraught: on the one hand, you cannot wait to meet your child. On the other hand, you’re probably tired of needing to use the bathroom so often. We understand. On important decision you’ll need to make involves the type of birth you’re [...]

Aug 24, 2018

Baby’s Health and Size

August 24th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

Two important things in your prenatal period are your baby's health, and your baby's size. An important indicator of the baby's health can be ascertained though an ultrasound where they take a wand, and put some jelly on your stomach, and use ultrasonic waves that are able to measure all areas of your baby – [...]

Aug 17, 2018

What Should Your OB Evaluate in the Prenatal Period?

August 17th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

When you’re pregnant, your OB/GYN should be monitoring you closely, too. There are three conditions in particular – gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and Group B Strep – that can lead to serious complications if they are not diagnosed and managed during your pregnancy. We have created these short videos to help you learn a bit about [...]

Aug 6, 2018

I’m Pregnant! Now What?

August 6th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

Congratulations on your new pregnancy! There’s nothing as exciting as adding a new family member, and nothing more extraordinary than meeting your child for the first time. If you’re like most new mothers-to-be, though, you probably have a lot of questions. Here, we’re aiming to answer a few of them for you. We invite you [...]

May 23, 2018

Complications: Pregnancy and Influenza

May 23rd, 2018|Influenza Vaccine|0 Comments

Pregnancy is a time where many changes occur within a woman’s body. Some of them are extraordinary – you’re growing a person in there! – and some of them may be a bit uncomfortable or irritating. But some of these changes may increase the chances of the pregnant woman coming down with the flu (influenza). [...]

Apr 24, 2018

Hair Dye, Nail Polish, and Tattoos: Safety in Pregnancy

April 24th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

Studies have shown that the use of hair dyes and styling products during pregnancy results in very little of the product being absorbed into the skin if there are no open sores on the scalp. Therefore, if you are pregnant and have no open areas on your scalp, it is unlikely that such products will [...]

Mar 30, 2018

The Electronic Fetal Monitor

March 30th, 2018|Labor|0 Comments

When a woman gives birth in a hospital, it is common for her to be placed on a fetal monitor. This allows her nurse to evaluate the well-being of her baby during labor. The contractions that occur during labor cause a temporary reduction in oxygen and blood flow to baby. Most of the time, a [...]