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Is it an indication of heart problem if a baby does not cry immediately after birth ?

my baby is 8 months now, i want to know whether there is any problm to my childs heart . i came to read that at birth time if babys never cry there is something wrong for their heart.mine was a c-section, i didnt hear him crying. anddr told there was the cord arround his neck. pls do giv a reply for my question.
Asked On : Tue, 31 May 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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     normally baby should cry immediately after birth ,delayed baby crying can be due to many reasons. If your baby is now growing normally & mild stones are normal ,there is nothing to worry.It is not necessary for baby not crying immediately after birth to have heart disease.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
When baby is in the uterus nutrition and oxygen go to the fetus through placenta from the mother.lungs of fetus is in collapsed condition.
After delivery when baby bornes and cord is cut off for baby oxygen required so for oxygen lungs should be working and at this time cry of the baby is essential so to inflate the lungs cry is a must.
After crying lungs open and fresh oxygen baby gets.At this time full crying of baby is must to open lungs fully,each and every part of the lung fully open and lungs start working.
So crying of baby is for the lungs and not for the heart.
I think this will satisfy your query.
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