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an infant born with a bluish color

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The higher concentration of nitrate is producing the problem of cancer and blue babies. When nitrate level increases beyond 22.6 mg/L Nitrate-N in drinking water than it become the source for creation problem of blue baby syndrome (is a disease of bottle-fed infants).
These babies are cyanotic or blue babies and the majority will die within the first few months unless this corrective surgery is performed.
Hypoplastic children are sometimes called "blue babies." While most people have blood oxygen levels of 98 or 99 percent, theirs can be in the 70s and 80s.
Most of these men are unknown outside of the field but their work has meant that innumerable people, from blue babies to heart attack victims have been given a second chance at life.
The low oxygen levels in the blood of high-altitude climbers are similar to those in critically ill patients with severe heart and lung conditions who are on breathing machines, "blue babies" and cystic fibrosis sufferers.