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How Long Do Babies Have Without Breathing Before They Develop Hie
Seconds to Breathe: It is difficult to say precisely which infants develop hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) and to what degree of severity. We do know, however, that effective breathing (ventilation and oxygenation) should be initiated within seconds of delivery and well-established by one minute of life. If not, there are clear steps for intervention, outlined in the neonatal resuscitation program (nrp). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for babies to seem to stop breathing for a few seconds and then resume? 3mo old sometimes seems to do, for 5 seconds.
Periodic breathing: This is normal. It is called periodic breathing and is due to immature nervous system. As the baby gets older it will occur less often. ...Read more
Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?
Babies: Breath faster in general but rarely over 80 breaths a minute. Some babies are noisy feeders. It depends on the type of noise and their exam that makes it normal or abnormal. Make sure he/she is able to breath through the nose. An air conditioner should not cause breathing problems more so with feeding. All the best and if in doubt have it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lungs not ready.: Fetal lungs continue to mature until 39 weeks. Babies born prematurely have difficulty breathing because their lungs and muscles have not fully developed/matured and cannot process gas exchange efficiently. Prenatal Betamethasone shot to the mother can accelerate fetal lung maturity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cpr for children < 1: Give 30 chest compressions at the rate of 100/minute followed by clearing the airway and giving 2 gentle breaths. ...Read more
Belly breathing: Infants often belly breathe because they do so from contracting their breathing muscle (diaphragm) more than expanding their chest like an older kid or adult. It is not necessarily something bad, but must be put into the overall picture of what is happening. I don't label belly breathing as paradoxical, which implies an abnormality. ...Read more
Infant case: difficulty breathing, chocking, not feeding well, fever last week, sleepy, whistle noise when breathing no secretion. What could it be?
High fever: She may have a serious infection. Take her to the er immediately or call your pediatrician. ...Read more
Is there nething helpful 4 treating infant RSV other than hot steam and breathing treatment? My 8 month old is miserable...
Be patient: Most of RSV infection in infant of yours requires supportive care, i.e., encouraging fluid intake and watching. Hot steam is not of help. Pay extra attention to infant's breathing. If infant's breathing becomes noticeably heavy, check with your baby's pcp again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.
If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and i woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale.. The emt's and the doc
I : I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Are you sure that the doctors didn't mean that he had a murmur in the past and that he was in asystole when the you found him? If this is important for you to know, i'd hope your son's pediatrician would be able to clarify the situation for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
34 weeks: Every baby is different, but most stop having apnea and bradycardia events (stopping breathing and low heart rates) around 34 weeks corrected gestational age, however sometimes this can be delayed. Gastric reflux can contribute to continued bradycardia and desaturations beyond this point. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If a child sticks a foreign object up their nose, how long will it take for them to stop breathing and die if it is not removed?
Doesn't happen: It can be up there for days and the kid will start smelling like they have terminal body odor.After it is pulled out , the trapped germs begin to disappear and the kid returns to normal.They often need a brief antibiotic course for a sinus infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a baby stop breathing if left to cry for too long? We're sleep training and letting him cry for up to 10 minutes at a time and husband is worried.
No he cannot: You need to slowly increase the times he cries--5 minutes,10,15,20.be consistent.go in see him but no picking up.he gets the message you are around,he is safe but will not pick him up.it will definitely happen with consistency in just a few days.good luck.next time do not wait until he is 1 yr old.do it at 5-6 months ...Read more
As a child, I stuck sticky tape up my nose. If it had not been removed, how long would it have taken me to stop breathing and die?
Wouldn't happen: The nose is a moist area that is optional for breathing.As long as your mouth is open you can bypass it and breath.Foreign matter in the nose will tend to accumulate mucous and germs. Kids with retained nasal foreign bodies will begin to smell worse than a set of sweaty gym socks & start draining over a few days which would lead to it being removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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