Changes in the newborn at birth

Alternative Names

Birth – changes in the newborn

Definition of Changes in the newborn at birth

Changes in the newborn at birth are a number of changes that an infant’s body undergoes to allow it to survive outside the womb and adapt to life in a new environment.

Review

Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/2/2009

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