The incidence rates of stillbirths and infant deaths have been examined in a recent study created by a Physician at Rochester General Hospital. The Physician determined that 2% of infant deaths occur due to significant birth injuries. Birth injuries may have long term affects however some birth injuries, usually due to physician’s errors during birth, have little if any long term affects. The physician’s report discusses some birth trauma and birth injuries such as: Cephalhematoma, Brachial plexus injury, cranial nerve and spinal cord injuries. To read the full study click here.