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Your baby needs oxygen therapy at home because he or she is not able to get enough oxygen from room air.
The oxygen is given through a small tube that fits into the nose and around the face. This tube is called a nasal cannula.
If the nasal cannula is clogged with mucus:
2. If the equipment is OK, increase the oxygen flow rate by ¼ liter until the baby is breathing easier. Then call your doctor.
3. If breathing problems continue and your baby is a gray or blue color, CALL 911.
Because oxygen helps fire burn faster:
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