Birth trauma/anoxia or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a preventable condition when a baby is born with little if no oxygen. Basically, the brain and its reserves slowly die when a health care provider is not following an acceptable standard of care. HIE is preventable. There are also other related birth injuries, including shoulder dystocia, nerve impingement, and other conditions. Call to get a review of how your baby may have been harmed through birth.