Suara.com – Zaskia Adya Mecca said her newly born son, Bhaj Kama Bramantyo, Friday (3/7/2020) at Jogja International Hospital, Yogyakarta, had experienced breathing problems.
“But the baby is a bit of a problem because his breathing is fast, so he is a bit short of breath. The term he is adjusting, so after all the surgery had not met yet,” said Zasia Adya Mecca, yesterday.
Luckily, the baby’s condition gradually recovered after receiving breathing aids.
Respiratory disorders that cause shortness of breath in newborns are called transient tachypnea. This occurs when the process of absorption of fluid into the blood vessels in the baby’s lungs is inhibited.
Generally, this will occur shortly or a few hours after birth, under 24 hours. Caesarean babies, like Zaskia’s baby, do have the risk of experiencing them.
Transient tachypnea in general it is not a dangerous condition. Quick treatment can make the baby’s condition improve, usually within two to five days.
In some cases, it may take longer, depending on the baby’s condition and the treatment it is receiving.
How to deal with this condition?
Reported Hello Healthy, transient tachypnea usually treated with oxygen assistance.
This condition does not cause complications. However, if it happens, it is most likely caused by oxygen therapy.
Some babies experience transient tachypnea can be given antibiotics if symptoms are suspected of infection such as pneumonia or sepsis.