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Biophysical Profile

Biophysical profiles are a form of test used to assess fetal wellbeing, usually performed during the third trimester. This test was developed by Dr. Frank Manning, an obstetrician who practiced in Winnipeg before moving to New York. It has been in use for approximately 30 years and is a relatively simple, risk free procedure that can provide important information on fetal wellbeing.

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Saadati v Moorhead

The recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada in Saadati v Moorhead may signal a change in how damages are awarded in obstetrical cases.  Prior to the Saadati decision, a parent who’s child suffered a birth injury had no legal right to claim for the pain and suffering the parent has experienced unless the parent had been diagnosed with a recognized psychiatric illness arising from the birth of his or her child. The recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada in Saadati v Moorhead may signal a change in how damages are awarded in obstetrical cases.  Prior to the Saadati decision, a parent who’s child suffered a birth injury had no legal right to claim for the pain and suffering the parent has experienced unless the parent had been diagnosed with a recognized psychiatric illness arising from the birth of his or her child.

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