Complications at delivery: The suffering of the baby

595 600 Lorraine Fernandez

Most births that have come to fruition and have a well-controlled, uncomplicated pregnancy, proceed smoothly and within the foreseeable future.

But on occasion, despite having no problems with pregnancy, a series of unforeseen events occur during childbirth, which can result in the baby suffering from lack of oxygen.

Professionals, to the disease that results from that suffering, we call it HYPICAL-ISCHEMICAL ENCEPHALOPATHY (EHI) and the treatment for this pathology is INDEPENDENT THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA, a treatment that aims to prevent and / or reduce the brain damage caused by lack of oxygen.

Today we would like to share with you a Guide for moms and dads that we think can solve your doubts about what EHI is and all that your baby needs as long as he is with us.

Source: Agency for Health Quality and Evaluation of Catalonia

We hope it helps you !!!

Lorraine Fernandez

I am a University Diploma in Nursing from the UB and a Pediatric Specialist. Theoretical and practical postgraduate course for Nurses: Update on intensive care for children and adolescents by the UAB and Postgraduate course on Emergencies and catastrophes by the UAB. I have been working for neonates for 14 years. In constant training and attitude of learning. I adore my work and my babies. Each one is unique and special and it teaches me something new. Proudly decorated by families, as well as my companions, as A MOTHER OF WHITE.

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