You have given an excellent description of your newborn baby's breathing problem. This sounds like a condition called 'neonatal meconium aspiration syndrome'. Babies may breathe in a small amount of the amniotic fluid which may contain some meconium passed by the baby. Meconium is the baby's first stool. This occurs more commonly if there is some distress of the baby during birth, but sometimes no cause is found for this aspiration happening.Your baby is on the correct treatment and should respond well to this treatment.I hope that he will soon be going home with you.Read more about 'aspiration syndromes in newborns' on Google
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