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Transient Tachypnea of Newborn

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by de la Rocha K

(TTN; Wet Lungs; Type II Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Retained Fetal Lung Fluid; Transient RDS)



The doctor will look at your pregnancy and labor history. A physical exam of your baby will be done.
Your doctor may order tests such as:
Transient tachypnea may not be diagnosed until the symptoms go away. This may not be until three days after birth.


American Academy of Pediatrics

March of Dimes



Canadian Pediatrics Society

Health Canada



DynaMed Editorial Team. Transient tachypnea of neonate. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated March 9, 2012. Accessed July 25, 2012.

Transient tachypnea of Newborn. Kids Health Nemours website. Available at: Accessed July 25, 2012.

Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. Transient tachypnea of the newborn. Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital website. Available at: Accessed July 25, 2012.


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