There are a number of malpractices which happens due to medical negligence. Unnecessary C- section is one of such unprofessional conducts from those charged with overseeing caesarean delivery. The doctors may, therefore, fail to take good care of both the young baby and mother. There are cases where such negligence is visible while in other instances they fail to come into light. The following are common situations under which compensation for an unnecessary C-section can be made;
When doctors decide to perform a C- section yet the mother is capable of normal delivery, or the mother getting infected due to ineffective stitching after the operation. If the medical experts fail to properly observe the size of the infant during the pregnancy period thus failing to provide enough care necessities prior to delivery.
When the doctors make a delay to decide on C-section thus causing an injury to both the mother and the baby. A mother getting infected due to delays from the medical staff, or during the process of C-section, severe surgical mistakes made causing an injury of the mother or baby.
Therefore, if you suffer or your child suffers due to wrong actions from medical staff during a C-section, it is advisable to make a claim. You should seek legal advice from trained lawyers to help you make a successful compensation claim. These legal experts provide step by step advice on what you should do to increase the chances of winning.
What are the impacts of unnecessary C- section to the mother?
Medical negligence during or after the operation will lead to a number of adverse impacts to the general health of the mother. This justifies why the mother needs to be claiming for medical negligence.
Post-surgery infections may be evident. They will manifest in the form of pus discharges, pain, and swellings. You may also suffer from infection in the lining of the womb. This includes discharges from the services, pain in the stomach and fever. Excessive bleeding may also be obvious in extreme cases. The mother may also experience blood clotting issues which may lead to blood blockage into the lungs.
What are the impacts on babies?
Just like the case of the mother, unnecessary C- section may cause negative impacts which lead to birth injuries in the young babies. The baby may have cuts on the skin as the doctors open the womb. This may lead to excessive bleeding. The baby may experience problems in breathing
What are the impacts of unnecessary C-section on future pregnancies?
In normal cases, a delivery through the C section will not cause future delivery problems through the vagina. However, when there is negligence, the whole story will change. When your scar has not been properly stitched, there are potentials of its opening during the development of future deliveries. There are risks of having complications resulting in the placenta being attached to the wall of the womb. This will make it a problem to deliver. Always seek legal advice to determine whether you are eligible for claiming for medical negligence.