Newborn Breathing Conditions
Newborn Breathing Conditions

Newborn Breathing Conditions Symptoms

Symptoms of newborn breathing conditions usually happen at birth or within the first few hours that follow. Common warning signs include:

  • Irregular breathing or heart rate (fast or slow)
  • Grunting
  • Flaring of the nostrils with each breath
  • Bluish tone to a baby’s skin and lips
  • Pulling inward of the muscles between the ribs when breathing

Infant distress warning signs. Watch the video to learn what to signs to look for to help you know if your baby is having breathing problems. Medical Animation Copyright © 2022 Nucleus Medical Media, All rights reserved.

If your baby shows signs of distress, your child’s provider will do tests to help diagnose a newborn breathing condition.

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