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How likely is it that a baby with meconium aspiration will end up developing lung problems etc. In later life?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

If there was not significant injury as a result of the aspiration, your child should do fine.
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In brief: Not necessarily

If there was not significant injury as a result of the aspiration, your child should do fine.
Consider seeking the counsel of a chinese medicine practitioner in your area. I have had good results in my area. Chinese medicine herbs can help the body repair itself and then there is no concern that there will be issues later. The herbs are safe...Find a good practitioner.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Meconium aspiration in and of itself does not cause significant lung problems later in life.
The potential pneumonia from the aspiration is easily treated when it occurs. If, however, the meconium aspiration leads to further lung or heart problems, there may be consequences in later life.

In brief: It depends

Meconium aspiration in and of itself does not cause significant lung problems later in life.
The potential pneumonia from the aspiration is easily treated when it occurs. If, however, the meconium aspiration leads to further lung or heart problems, there may be consequences in later life.
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
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