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Rh Incompatibility & Birth Trauma

Wednesday, 22 November 2023 by
Sleeping newborn baby.

When someone finds out they’re expecting a baby, it’s natural to wonder about what things they might have in common with their child. However, one thing they might not think about is whether or not there might be incompatibilities between the mother’s blood and the baby’s. But if there is an issue with Rh compatibility,

What to Do After a Bus Accident

Wednesday, 15 November 2023 by
Bus Stop lane painted on a road.

Buses are big vehicles and the larger a vehicle is, the more damage it can potentially cause in a collision. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, 105 people in Michigan were killed in accidents involving big trucks and buses in 2022, with an additional 3,632 people injured. Whether you’re a passenger on

Produce in a grocery store.

For millions of people, delivery services like DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Instacart are a regular part of their lives. Not only do these services make it convenient to get groceries and food from local restaurants delivered, they give people a chance to earn extra cash by making these deliveries. But while working for these types

Close up of a baby's hand near its face.

When a child is born with an injury or birth condition, “birth injury” and “birth defect” are two terms that might be used interchangeably. But these are actually two different types of conditions with some important differences to be aware of.  Birth Injuries vs. Birth Defects One key difference between a birth injury and a

Parked school bus.

Fall has arrived and the new school year is fully underway. Even though we’re a bit past back-to-school season and school buses have been back on the roads for a little while now, it’s always a good time to think about school bus safety. Throughout the entire school year, it’s very common to see drivers

Carved pumpkin with a candle in it and a foggy background.

Halloween can be a very fun day for people of all ages to enjoy. However, people often forget just how dangerous of a holiday it can be. It’s scary how many different types of safety hazards exist, particularly for children. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, on average, a child’s chances of being hit by a

Yellow sign showing a stick figure falling.

We’ve all fallen down at some point in our lives. Perhaps it was because of a patch of ice, some spilled water on the floor, or a step you didn’t see. Or maybe you tripped on a long power cord or the edge of a rug. And very often, after those falls, people are able

Quality control check sheet with the

For millions of people in the United States who have sleep apnea, a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine can be a very beneficial tool. CPAP machines work to keep a person’s airways open so that they can rest more comfortably while reducing the risk of other health conditions like heart disease and high blood

Yellow wet floor sign set on a floor.

When somebody falls, they likely don’t think twice about whether they call it a slip or a trip. After all, both words indicate that somebody fell down. But while the words “slip” and “trip” are often used interchangeably, there actually is a difference between the two. And if you’ve been injured in a fall, those

Newborn baby in a bed.

Amniotic fluid plays a very important role in a baby’s health and development during pregnancy, helping the baby grow and move while also protecting it from being injured before birth. If levels of amniotic fluid aren’t where they should be, it can potentially cause complications. Oligohydramnios is a condition where amniotic fluid levels are too

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