When will be the first follow-up appointment after the baby’s discharge?
Your baby will be reviewed in the outpatient clinic one month after discharge and X-rays of the affected collar bone may be performed. It is very likely that your infant will be discharged after that if there are no outstanding problems.
What are the long term effects of this fracture when the infant grows up?
There are no long term side effects of clavicle fractures in a new born.
Precautions to be taken when handling an infant with clavicle fracture: