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  • Dr. Balaji M D

    Dr. Balaji M D

    Consultant MD (Paediatric), DNB (Paediatric), DAA (Diploma in Allergy & Asthma)

    • SpecialityNeonatology, Paediatrics

    • HospitalMysore - Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Mysore

    • Mysore
The sub-speciality of paediatrics that consists of care of newborn infants is neonatology. Neonates are infants who are under 28 days of age after birth. The newborn is the most vulnerable during this stage and faces the highest risk of dying during this period. Neonates suffer from a wide range of conditions ranging from neonatal sepsis to premature birth, intrauterine growth retardation, low birth weight, birth asphyxia and congenital problems. According to UNICEF DATA, in 2018 there was an average global rate of 18 deaths per 1000 live births and 10.6% of all infants born in 2014 were preterm. Neonatologists are trained to handle some high-risk and complex cases like diagnosing breathing disorders, infections and birth defects, manage newborns born prematurely, who are critically ill and those who need surgery, stabilize and treat newborns with life-threatening problems. Narayana Health comprises of some of the top neonatologists, who along with highly trained medical staff and modern medical facilities provide specialist care to infants with a wide range of medical problems. Neonatologists also help identify problems before birth so that the family can be prepared before the arrival of the baby. Thus, it one of the best hospitals for neonatal care in Mysore. NH has a fully-fledges Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which helps provide infants with comprehensive care.