If a baby is injured during his or her delivery, the effects can last the rest of his or her life. This is why physicians and hospital staff need to be exceptionally careful when helping a woman give birth. When something does go wrong and a baby is born with severe injuries, New Mexico's laws may allow the parents to seek compensation from those at fault.
Many people from New Mexico and elsewhere are concerned about the well-being of a child and the mother during delivery. As childbirth is a complicated process, families have expectations that medical providers will handle the delivery smoothly. However, complications may arise during childbirth, harming either the child or the mother or both.