Postpartum Depression Expert Witness
Postpartum depression is a condition in which mothers who have just given birth to their newborn suffer from a form of clinical depression. Symptoms and signs include excessive crying and emotional instability, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, and/or an inability to care for their new baby. It can last for up to a year or so and is best treated with therapy and medications.
Obstetrics and Gynecology, often abbreviated to OB/GYN, are two surgical specialties that are combined to treat female reproductive organs. An OB/GYN physician covers the entire range of reproductive problems for pregnant and non-pregnant patients.
Obstetrics Nursing Expert Witness
Obstetrics nurses are nurses that are trained to handle any emergency situations that may come up when a pregnant woman is in labor or delivery. They work in conjunction with OB/GYNs to ensure that the pregnancy, labor, and delivery are safe for both the baby and the mother.
Obstetric Anesthesiology Expert Witness
Obstetric anesthesiology is a medical subspecialty of anesthesiology. Anesthesiologists in this field are responsible for making sure that the patient is properly sedated during obstetric surgeries so that she does not experience any pain, discomfort, or lasting effects.