Medical Malpractice

Causes & Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum

Caput succedaneum is the medical term for the swelling of a newborn infant’s scalp immediately after childbirth. When caput succedaneum occurs, it usually occurs from pressure on the baby’s head during delivery. It can occur in both vaginal deliveries and C-sections. During pregnancy, the baby grows inside an amniotic sac. The amniotic sac is filled… read more