Risks in a Kansas City Car Crash for a Pregnant Mother
As a pregnant woman, you need to be aware that a car crash can cause:
- Internal bleeding or hemorrhaging, this may occur if the placenta separates from the uterine wall during, or following, the accident.
- Preterm labor, a physical injury or the emotional stress of the accident can lead put your body into labor even if you are not yet close to your due date.
The risks for your unborn child can be just as significant. An unborn child may suffer:
- Preterm delivery, a preterm delivery can result in a low birth weight baby or a baby’s whose organs have not yet matured. Serious, life long, birth injuries can result if the baby survives.
- Miscarriage, if the accident occurs before the baby is viable outside of your womb then a miscarriage may result.
Have You Been Injured In A Kansas City Area Car Accident?
If you've been injured in a car accident you need to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Kansas City office directly at 816.471.5111 to schedule your free consultation.