At The Birth Injury Legal Network, our mission is to educate parents on birth injuries caused by medical malpractice and raise awareness about birth injuries that could have been prevented. If you are the parent of a child with a birth injury, find out why and how it happened. Ask questions and, more importantly, consult with a Birth Injury lawyer right away. Below we've listed a variety of resources for you to find out more about your child's injury and collaborate with other parents and professionals who can offer support.


General Birth Injury Resources

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
1-888-MODIMES (663-4637)

National Easter Seal Society
(rehabilitation, research, counseling, therapy, etc.)

National Institute for the Severely Handicapped


Child Health Monitor
(research and articles on child health issues)

The Merck Manual - Birth Trauma

Learning Disability Association of America (LDA)

Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC)

The Neurology Channel


National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

Cerebral Palsy Resources

United Cerebral Palsy Association
1-800-USA-5UCP (872-5827)

MedLine Plus Encyclopedia: Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research

Special Children's Glossary: What you need to know about Cerebral Palsy

American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM)

HemiKids - Network of Children with Spastic Hemiplegic CP

Cerebral Palsy and Deaf Organization

Cerebral Palsy Information and Resources

Brachial Plexus Injury Resources

Brachial Plexus Palsy Foundation

National Brachial Plexus/Erb's Palsy Association

United Brachial Plexus Network

Erb's Palsy Information and Resources

NINDS Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries Information Page

Brachial Plexus Palsy Books (order online)

Prevent Erb's Palsy

The Brachial Plexus Info page

Assistive Technology Links

"Brachial Plexus Injuries in the Newborn"

Related Articles

"Birth Injury with Various Methods of Delivery"

"Medical Errors kill tens of thousands annually"


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