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The doctors or nurses who deliver your baby can can cause a birth injury. If they use too much force when helping to deliver your child with forceps or vacuum, they can cause bruising or bone fractures. If they delay the birth by allowing too long of a labor, the baby can be born with cerebral palsy or other brain damage. Other problems can be caused by trying to vaginally deliver a baby that is too large and should be delivered by Cesarean section. Birth injuries are too common, so you should stick up for your rights when you're delivering your child to make sure proper care is taken and any need for a cerebral palsy lawyer is avoided.