Quoting Jayden & Joey's Mommy:" My friends baby was born today, she is in the NICU and they said she has water in her lungs... What causes ... [snip!] ... What causes this... and how serious is it? She is in recovery from her c-section so I haven't heard much more about it...."
Quoting T&C:" She probably swallowed meconium & amniotic fluid on her way out. It can be serious, but she'll be taken care of in the nicu. "
Quoting 4ever changed :" Coudl be because of the csection cause coming out that way isnt the same as pushing pushing (coming down the birth canal) helps get the water out of their lung "This!
Quoting karenanne:" this happened to my daughter. she was born vaginally and was 9 pounds 9 ounces. the dr said she was breathing ... [snip!] ... and was in the nicu for a day and a half for it to clear up, but then as in for four and a half more days because of jaundice"