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 are fingerprints formed in the womb?
- Q Do babies kick less near the end of pregnancy?
- Q What is the difference between gestational age and fetal age?
- Q What are some effects of poor fetal nutrition?
- Q What are apgar scores?
- Q When does the sense of touch develop in a fetus?