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Signs of danger to the newborn

Signs of danger to the newborn

 

·        Respiratory rate more than 60 per minute.

·        Change in the shape of the ribs (when breathing).

·        Low or high temperature.

·        Poor feeding.

·        Yellowing of the skin and eyes.

·        Decreased activity.

·        Convulsions.

·        Cyanosis.

The mother should go to the hospital as soon as possible in case she or her child shows signs of danger.