January is Birth Defects Prevention Awareness Month
Understanding the Key Causes of Birth Defects
Birth defects are not a relic of the past. Defects, both mental and physical affect nearly 3 percent of all live births, according to the federal government. Some of the largest causes of such defects are unwitting exposure to chemicals and drugs by the mother, causing severe injury to the baby to be.
Of course, there are other causes for birth defects as well. Many physicians and pediatricians agree that some of the key causes of such defects include:
Understanding the Legal Ramifications
That is why activists declared January as the national Birth Defects Prevention Awareness Month. If you are a parent whose infant was affected by exposure by chemicals or drugs, you have legal options. No baby deserves injury due to no fault of its own. The experts at the Ehline Personal Injury Law Firm APLC is here to help with our free consultation. Read more about the subject elsewhere on our site.