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Seek medical attention if your baby shows one or more of these symptoms:
If your baby is having severe breathing problems, call 911.
1. Check equipment and ask yourself these questions:
If the nasal cannula is clogged with mucus, follow these steps to unclog it:
If the oxygen equipment is not working properly, call the Equipment Company.
2. If the equipment checks out okay, increase the oxygen flow rate by 1/4 liter until the baby is breathing easier. Call the High Risk Clinic Staff 513-6346.
3. If your baby is a gray or blue color or still has trouble breathing after you have increased the oxygen, CALL 911.
Because oxygen helps fire burn faster:
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