Imaging helps shed light on newborn brain injuries

Brain injuries affect roughly three in 1,000 U.S. babies born full-term. A report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics is helping to identify when these injuries occurred.

Contrary to previous beliefs, the report argues that only half of the injuries are caused by oxygen deprivation during labor and delivery. To read more about the findings, and the role MRI has played in advancing knowledge in this area, click the link below: