It is SANDS Awareness Month (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity), throughout the month of June, where the charity are spreading the awareness of stillbirth and neonatal death and the everlasting impact experienced when a precious baby dies during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards.
For the majority of women giving birth is a joyous occasion. However, there is an increasing number of women, as a consequence of some incompetence, whether by the midwife or attending doctor, injuries, both maternal and baby, can occur. These birth injuries can range from minor (some maternal bruising), to catastrophic/fatal.
In our experience, very often, birth injuries can be avoided by the midwife and/or doctor if properly monitored throughout labour/delivery and being alert to any complications that may arise during. If these are not monitored, either mother, baby or both could suffer severe problems or subsequently death.
Williamsons Solicitors takes this opportunity to spread the awareness and importance of SANDS Awareness Month to help support those whose lives have been affected. It is hoped that bringing these tragic events to the attention of the Hospital it will help reduce or prevent the same occurring to many more mothers.
You can become involved this month with SAND charity with the charity walks. You can visit the SANDS website to get involved.
Our Medical Negligence Lawyers have expertise in discussing with families and mothers, who have unfortunately experienced similar situations and have lost a child due to negligent delays in performing an emergency caesarean section. Within our Clinical Negligence Department there has been an increasing number of these types of claims which are our Solicitors and Paralegals have settled and compensated our bereaved clients.
At Williamsons Solicitors we have the skills, knowledge and staff to help you win your clinical negligence case. Our specialist Clinical Negligence Department has more than 35 years’ combined experience in the field and we are recognised by top industry bodies including Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) and The Law Society.