Medical Conditions



Common Conditions and Complications

Advances in technology have helped improve the care of sick newborns. Under the care of specialized physicians and other health care providers, babies have much greater chances for surviving and getting better today than ever before.

Listed in the directory below are some conditions and complications that place a newborn at higher risk, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the High-Risk Newborn Online Resources page in this website for an Internet address that may contain additional information on that topic.

Last reviewed: 6/26/2011