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My baby has acute respiratory distress and is on a ventilator. What are the options after this?

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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: ARDS

Once the respiratory disorder is controlled and the baby is stable and well, you ought to be able to bring the baby home.
It is important to watch for any signs of breathing difficulties.Feed the baby while baby is seated (avoid risk of aspiration), reduce contacts with pets and pollens, .And because even the smoke on clothes can trigger bronchospasm, no smoking by anyone in contact with baby.

In brief: ARDS

Once the respiratory disorder is controlled and the baby is stable and well, you ought to be able to bring the baby home.
It is important to watch for any signs of breathing difficulties.Feed the baby while baby is seated (avoid risk of aspiration), reduce contacts with pets and pollens, .And because even the smoke on clothes can trigger bronchospasm, no smoking by anyone in contact with baby.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Hard to say

You have given little information to review.
Was your baby a 1yo, a 28 wk premi,other complications known so far ? Was this recognized at birth,after drowning, after a house fire. To get the most out of this site you need to provide enough background information for us to review along with your question.At present, just ask the treatment team, they have all the relevant information.

In brief: Hard to say

You have given little information to review.
Was your baby a 1yo, a 28 wk premi,other complications known so far ? Was this recognized at birth,after drowning, after a house fire. To get the most out of this site you need to provide enough background information for us to review along with your question.At present, just ask the treatment team, they have all the relevant information.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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