Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) for Parents
Meconium aspiration can happen before, during, or after labor and delivery when a newborn inhales a mixture of meconium and amniotic fluid. Although it can be serious, most cases are not.
Inducing Labor for Parents
Find out why doctors may induce labor if you're past your due date, how it may be done, and how it may affect you and your baby.
Lungs & Respiratory System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Learn about problems that can affect breathing.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Parents
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is the use of a machine to do the work that the heart and lungs normally do.
Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.
Newborn Health Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.
Cystic Fibrosis for Parents
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system Kids who have it can get lung infections often and have trouble breathing.
Babies who are born premature - before 37 weeks of pregnancy - can have health problems that last their whole lives. Learn ways to prevent early labor and have a healthy pregnancy.
Why Do I Have a Belly Button? for Kids
A belly button, also called a navel, is something everyone in the world has! You can find out why in our article for kids.
Lungs and Respiratory System for Parents
By the time we're 70 years old, we will have taken at least 600 million breaths. All of this breathing couldn't happen without the respiratory system.