KATRA, Aug 5: A baby born at 30th week of pregnancy suffering from Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)-a fatal condition leading to morality, got a new lease of life at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) Narayana Superspeciality Hospital.
Earlier, parents of the baby Sangeeta Devi and Yash Bhushan from Bhaderwah were eagerly awaiting the birth of their twins which took place at the 30th week of pregnancy owing to some unforeseen reasons and the children started developing health complications resulting in death of the one immediately after birth.
As the other of twins was also critical, they shifted her to SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital for further treatment when the baby was on 3rd day of life.
The Neo Natal team at the Hospital immediately did a thorough evaluation of the baby and it was found that she was suffering from RDS.
Apart from RDS, the baby had also started developing difficulties like feed intolerance as well as severe Jaundice.
As her condition was critical doctors immediately put her on life support system and within three days of intensive care the baby started showing recovery and has even started putting on weight.
Elaborating about the case, Dr. Anand Yelne, consultant Neonatologist and Pediatric Intensivist, SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, said: “It is challenging to treat babies born at around 28-30 weeks of gestation as they have immature organs especially the lungs intestine, brain and skin.”
A handout of the Hospital stated that the baby was discharged after 20 days of her admission and presently she is two month old.