The is the most common genetic abnormality that is associated with choanal atresia.
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An hour-old newborn boy is brought to the pediatric emergency department because of respiratory distress for the past 30 minutes. The boy is born to a primigravid mother at home with a midwife. The mother reports that the baby turns blue and has difficulty breathing when she tries to nurse him. Physical examination shows an actively crying baby who is pink all over. When the baby attempts to suck on a gloved finger, he turns cyanotic with intercostal and supraclavicular retractions. Which of the following is most appropriate next best step in management?