Breathing problems will not become apparent until the infant does in fact start to breathe air. Prenatal ultrasound can detect some structural heart problems in the unborn child, and some of these may secondarily affect the lungs and/or cause respiratory problems in their own right.
- Q Why should I avoid continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM)?
- Q How does a baby develop in the second and third trimester of pregnancy?
- Q Which synaptic connections are formed first in a baby's brain development?
- Q What are apgar scores?
- Q What are fetal therapeutic procedures?
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