Which surfactant lacks in a new born baby?

Answer I have never heard the surfactant called anything specific. Full term babies usually have surfactant (a mixture of lipids (fats) and proteins). Premature babies many times do not have enough surfac... Read More »

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Which part of a baby is born first?

in most cases its the head (in cephalic presentation) or the legs can come out first (in breech presentation)

Which country is a baby from if it was born on a plane?

Which vaccinations to be given to a new born baby in India?

Which part breaks when the baby is ready to be born?

The amniotic sac breaks and releases the amniotic fluid - "water breaks"