Perinatal Asphyxia

The medicinal condition which results from deprivation of oxygen to a baby that lasts long during the birth procedure to cause physical damage, usually to the brain is Perinatal asphyxia, neonatal asphyxia or birth asphyxia. The majority of the newborn child's organs can leads to Hypoxic harm (heart, lungs, liver, gut, kidneys); however brain damage is of most concern and may be to the least liable to heal. In more prominent cases, a newborn child will survive, however with harm to the brain showed as either mental, such as developmental delay or intellectual disability, or physical, such as spasticity.

  • Not breathing or very weak breathing
  • Skin colour that is bluish, grey, or lighter than normal.
  • Low heart rate
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Weak reflexes
  • Too much acid in the blood (acidosis)
  • Amniotic fluid stained with meconium (first stool)
  • Seizures

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