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Neonatal Apnoea - What it is

​Apnoea is the cessation of breathing in a premature infant usually within first 2 days of life. It lasts more than 20 seconds, with or without decrease in heart rate or the child turning blue. It can also present once a premature baby comes off breathing support administered by a ventilator in the first few weeks of life. 

Neonatal Apnoea - Preparing for surgery

Neonatal Apnoea - Post-surgery care

Neonatal Apnoea - Other Information

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