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 How do intermittent and continuous fetal monitoring differ?
- Q When should I contact my healthcare provider if counting my baby's kicks?
- Q When does the sense of hearing develop in a fetus?
- Q What is the role of Vitamin B6 in fetal development?
- Q What does fetal movement or a kick count indicate?
- Q What is intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)?