I Am Scared To Be Induced. Is A Labor Induction Always Too Risky?


A: No, our New York birth injury attorneys do not believe that labor inductions are not always too risky. Sometimes, is it less risky to induce a labor and deliver a baby than to allow the mother to remain pregnant or deliver another way.

That said, an obstetrician should take certain steps to ensure that the induction does not result in a birth injury. Specifically, the doctor should discuss the risks of an induction with the mother and allow the mother to make an informed decision about what is best for her and her family.

Additionally, the doctor should carefully monitor a mother whose labor is induced. A labor induction does have a greater risk of complications that can result in birth injuries. Sometimes those birth injuries can be avoided if the mother and child are appropriately monitored and treated during labor and delivery.

If you have been hurt, or if your child has suffered a birth injury after a labor induction then you may be entitled to damages. Contact a New York birth injury lawyer at 1-800-PAGAN-911 for more information.