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Facial Paralysis is likelihood if nerves are to be damaged from the pressure applied of the birth canal. Occasionally the use of forceps may cause facial paralysis. Frequently these injuries heal in a matter of 2-3 weeks. If the nerve damage were to be severe, surgery may be essential and enduring damage may occur.

Do you have a baby that suffers from facial paralysis and is in need for paralysis treatment? If so contact our paralysis attorneys today.

Other types of paralysis:

  • Paraplegic
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegic
  • Quadriplegia
  • Cerebral palsy

When the facial nerve sustains any sort of damage presently before or even at the event in which delivery may cause paralysis to the same side of the face stimulated by the damage nerve (which is also called the seventh cranial nerve) The entire portion-from the forehead to the chin may be involved in severe situations.

Provisional Facial Paralysis may occur throughout labor or birth. Pressure on a baby’s face can cause the facial nerve to be injured and conditionally paralyzed. This can also happen with the usage of forceps for delivery. The injury is frequently seen when the baby cries. There is no movement on the side of the face with the injury and the associated eye cannot be shut. If the nerve was merely bruised, the paralysis typically improves in a matter of a few weeks. Nonetheless, if the nerve has been torn, surgery may be essential to rectify or amend the problem.

Do you have a baby that suffers from facial paralysis and is in need for paralysis treatment? If so contact our paralysis attorneys today.



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Seventh Cranial Nerve Palsy can be a result of Birth Trauma.

During the birthing process, damage to the facial nerve can occur. This can cause paralysis on the side of the face that the damaged nerve is located at. 

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Serious injuries can occur during breech deliveries.

Some birth injuries are so severe that they can cause death to the baby. The most severe birth injuries include spleen ruptures, liver ruptures, fracture dislocation of the cervical spine and intracranial hemorrhaging.

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Other common birth injuries include Brachial Plexus injuries.

A brachial plexus injury occurs when damage is done to the brachial plexus and paralysis occurs; the brachial plexus is a network of nerves that affect the arm, hand, and shoulder.

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