Newborn Resuscitation : Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

  title={Newborn Resuscitation : Meconium Aspiration Syndrome},
  author={Opiyo Newton},
At present time, delivery room management of babies born through Meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) often includes suctioning of the mouth and nose before the delivery of the shoulders. This addresses the concern that babies will inhale meconium present in the upper airway with their first breath putting them at risk of MAS. The rationale of routine… CONTINUE READING