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Common Conditions and Complications

Advances in technology have helped improve the care of sick newborns. Under the care of specialized physicians and other health care providers, babies have much greater chances for surviving and getting better today than ever before.

Listed in the directory below are some conditions and complications that place a newborn at higher risk, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Prematurity

Very Low Birthweight

Low Birthweight

Small for Gestational Age

Large for Gestational Age

Postmaturity

Infant of Diabetic Mother

Respiratory Disorders

Disorders of the Brain and Nervous System

Blood Disorders

Hydrops Fetalis

Heart Disorders

Digestive Disorders

Infection in Babies

Substance Exposure and Babies

Birth Injury

Birth Defects

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Vision and Hearing


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