Birth Injuries

The Signs And Symptoms Of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

A child’s chances of developing meconium aspiration syndrome increases when the water is broken due to the passing of a meconium. Doctors will be able to make a quick diagnosis of meconium aspiration syndrome due to the dark greenish, or brown, or yellow substance in the fluid. Other signs and symptoms of MAS are as follows:

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The Baby Has Rapid Breathing Following Birth

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A Fast Heart Rate On The Electronic Fetal Heart Monitor Strip

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Late Decelerations On The Electronic Fetal Heart Monitor Strip

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The Baby Can Have Green Nail Beds

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The Baby Can Have Green Skin

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A Slow Heart Rate (Bradycardia)

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Umbilical Cord Gases Reveal A Low pH

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Baby’s Chest Is Barrel Shaped

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X-Rays Reveal Streak Or Patchy Areas In The Lungs

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