Category Archives: Spina Bifida FYI

35 Things You Should Know About Anti-Depressants

Depression is something that many people in the United States suffer from. It is not a disease that is easy to quantify or explain because there are so many forms of it and so many situations that can lead to … Continue reading

Depakote® and Spina Bifida

Depakote® (valproic acid) is a medication prescribed to treat certain kinds of seizures. It also is used to treat mania in people with bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. It does not help a migraine once it … Continue reading

Birth Defects & Prescription Drugs

Birth Defects and Prescription Drugs Some prescription medications are known to cause birth defects when taken during pregnancy. If your baby was born with spina bifida, a heart or lung defect, or any other type of congenital abnormality and you … Continue reading

Spina Bifida Cystica

Spina Bifida Cystica is considered to be the most severe and most complex of all forms of Spina Bifida. It typically involves some form of neurological problem, most of which are either severe in nature or outright fatal. A section … Continue reading

Get Birth Defects Lawyer Help

Our birth defect lawyers are available to review claims on behalf of parents whose infants are born with preventable birth defects. We represent women who were prescribed antidepressants or prescription drugs during their pregnancies and who gave birth to babies … Continue reading

Cranial Maliformations

Cranial defects are birth defects that occur involving the skull. Unfortunately birth defects such as these can be difficult to diagnose prior to the child’s birth, in which case quick action needs to be taken in order to correct the … Continue reading

Spinal Malformations

Brain and spinal cord defects typically occur in early and late development of the fetus in the wound. There are different types of spinal cord defects that can occur, though some are more common than others. The symptoms of a … Continue reading

SSRI Birth Defects and Antidepressants

A¬†group of popular antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been linked to an increase in the risk of serious birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Among these SSRIs are some of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants in … Continue reading

50 Best Blogs for Moms with Post-Partum

Post-Partum Depression is a huge problem amongst new mothers. Although having a baby is the best part about many people’s lives, after the baby is born everyone has a different reaction. Some may be joyous and never experience depression however … Continue reading

Pain Killers & Birth Defects: Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, and Codeine

Opioid medications are painkillers such as codeine and oxycodone, which are commonly prescribed to relieve severe pain. Opioids may also be present in cough medicines in lower doses. According to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), … Continue reading