Neonatal Encephalopathy: It Causes Newborns To Develop Episodes Of Convulsions Or Epileptic Seizures

Nirmala Devi (name changed) and her husband, residents of Haveli, Pune, Maharashtra, were elated when she gave birth to their baby boy. It was a term baby weighing 3.4 kgs, but he had a delayed crying at birth and developed convulsions/seizures/fits starting at 28 hours of life along with lethargy.