Birth Injuries vs Birth Defects – What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a Birth Injury and a Birth Defect? We put together an infographic to answer your top questions.

This information was compiled from government sources, educational non-profits, and medical experts.

See our full infographic after the jump.

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What are Birth Defects? | CDC. (2019). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 31 January 2020, from

Contact a Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury Attorney

Getting help for a child with a birth injury can make a big difference. Early intervention and early treatment is often key to helping improve a child’s wellbeing. You must act quickly.

If you have questions about whether your child’s birth injury was caused by a preventable medical error, then our attorneys at Brown Trial Firm may be able to help.

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If you would like help investigating your child’s birth injury, please contact us. Our birth injury attorneys will be happy to give you a free case evaluation. We can also point you to great non-legal resources that can help you figure out your next steps.

Many birth injuries that cause cerebral palsy could have been prevented. Don’t wait, get help today. Call +1 (844) 232-9228, email us at [email protected], or use the live chat button for 24/7 assistance.

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