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Meconium aspiration syndrome is a life-threatening condition that affects 2% to 5% of infants born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid.
The meconium aspiration causes brain damage so we just have to take it day by day to see if there's any effects of brain damage but at the moment the doctors are pleased with his progress.
Results: The rate of meconium aspiration syndrome exceeded national averages prior to the change in the source of the community water and then decreased to within national averages.
They will find information on attorneys who have evaluated and prosecuted birth injury cases that were due to: failing to order a cesarean section in a timely fashion; failing to test the bilirubin level of a newborn; not monitoring for fetal distress; never communicating problems to physicians; meconium aspiration syndrome during delivery.
A medical report by the Iranian Hospital confirmed the baby was suffering from meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS), a condition which occurs when meconium or the infant's first stool is present in the lungs during or before delivery.
Previously, PPHN, a serious and life threatening condition, had been noted to be associated with increased maternal body mass index, cesarean section, meconium aspiration, and other risk factors (Pediatrics 2007:120;e272-82).
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS), caused when a baby's first bowel movement occurs wrongly before birth, affects around 10 percent of all newborns who require intensive care in China, where up to four in 10 babies born with MAS die from it.
Sarah fell pregnant in 2008 with Jessica, but following an emergency caesarean section the baby died of meconium aspiration syndrome - a respiratory disorder.
Failure to manage the situation correctly and relieve fetal hypoxia may lead to perinatal death or morbidity due to meconium aspiration or multi-organ hypoxic damage, especially permanent cerebral injury.
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a serious, life-threatening respiratory disorder of the newborn that occurs in approximately 2% to 5% of infants born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MSAf) (1).
There are many factors that can contribute to the development of PPHN including meconium aspiration, respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia (esp.