Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

About- Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) also known as neonatal aspiration of meconium is a breathing problem of a newborn baby that occurs when the baby breathes a mixture of meconium (dark green fecal material produced in the intestines of a fetus before birth) and amniotic fluid into the lungs around the time of delivery.

Symptoms-
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Cyanosis
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Limpness
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Low blood pressure
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Respiratory distress
 
Causes-
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Aging of the placenta
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Decreased oxygen to the infant while in the uterus
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Gestational diabetes
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) High blood pressure during pregnancy
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Infection
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Long labor
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Pregnancy complications
 
Specialists to visit
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Pediatrician
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) Neonatologist

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References
https://medlineplus.gov
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://kidshealth.org
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org

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