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Why does a premature infant experience hypoxia?
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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Immature lungs
Severely premature infants have immature lungs that do not function as well as mature lungs, therefore they sometimes need supplemental oxygen or intubation.

In brief: Immature lungs
Severely premature infants have immature lungs that do not function as well as mature lungs, therefore they sometimes need supplemental oxygen or intubation.
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