Caring for the very ill newborn babyCCaring for the very ill newborn babyCaring for the very ill newborn babyEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-28T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000030.0000000000000254.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>In-depth information regarding birth defects and other physical problems in newborn babies. Trusted answers from Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p>In rare circumstances, things can go wrong with a baby’s growth or development during pregnancy. The baby may be born with developmental problems in one or more of their organ systems. These are called congenital abnormalities, otherwise known as birth defects. Babies with birth defects will require special care.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Congenital abnormalities, or birth defects, are developmental problems in one or more of the baby's organ systems.</li> <li>Children with congenital abnormalities will face many health-care challenges throughout their lives and will require care from specialized health-care professionals.</li></ul>
Soins pour les nouveau-nés très maladesSSoins pour les nouveau-nés très maladesCaring for the very ill newborn babyFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-28T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000030.0000000000000254.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Renseignements détaillés sur les anomalies congénitales et autres problèmes physiques dont peuvent souffrir les nouveau-nés. Réponses fiables fournies par des hôpitaux pédiatriques canadiens.</p><p>Dans de rares cas, la croissance ou le développement du bébé ne se déroule pas comme prévu durant la grossesse. À la naissance, les organes du bébé pourraient afficher des problèmes de développement. C'est ce que l'on nomme des « malformations congénitales » ou des « anomalies congénitales ». </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les anomalies congénitales, ou déficiences de naissance, sont des problèmes de développement dans un ou plusieurs organes du système du bébé.</li> <li>Les enfants atteints d’anomalies congénitales feront face à des défis de soins de santé tout au long de leur vie et ils auront besoin de soins de la part de professionnels en soins de santé spécialisés.</li></ul>

 

 

Caring for the very ill newborn baby462.000000000000Caring for the very ill newborn babyCaring for the very ill newborn babyCEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-28T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000030.0000000000000254.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>In-depth information regarding birth defects and other physical problems in newborn babies. Trusted answers from Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p>In rare circumstances, things can go wrong with a baby’s growth or development during pregnancy. The baby may be born with developmental problems in one or more of their organ systems. These are called congenital abnormalities, otherwise known as birth defects. Babies with birth defects will require special care.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Congenital abnormalities, or birth defects, are developmental problems in one or more of the baby's organ systems.</li> <li>Children with congenital abnormalities will face many health-care challenges throughout their lives and will require care from specialized health-care professionals.</li></ul><figure> <img alt="preemie looking at mother" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/mom_looking_at_preemie2_BRA_EN.jpg" /> </figure> <p>In the USA, birth defects affect about 3% of all births. Some babies have a chromosomal abnormality, and some are born with a genetically determined disorder such as cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, or sickle cell anemia.</p><p>Congenital abnormalities and genetically determined disorders may present challenges for you and for your child as they get older, especially if the condition is left untreated. As a parent, you have probably dreamed of having a "perfect" baby. You may feel disappointed when you realize that your baby has a birth defect, a chromosomal abnormality, or a genetically determined disorder. You may experience many emotions, including shock, denial, sadness, and anger, before you can finally accept what is happening. You may not realize that surgery and other forms of medical therapy can be very helpful in the treatment of some of these conditions.</p><p>This section describes the types of specialty care and health-care providers that are available for babies with serious physical problems. It also addresses the management techniques that are used to treat specific congenital abnormalities and genetically determined disorders. Finally, this section describes the psychological challenges that parents face when their child has a serious health problem, palliative care at the end of life, and grieving for a child who has passed away.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/mom_looking_at_preemie2_BRA_EN.jpgCaring for the very ill newborn baby

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