Baby's first 24 hours
There is a lot going on in the first 24 hours of your baby's life, so find out what you can expect.
Your baby in the first few days
Find out what you can expect from your newborn, like how often they feed and sleep, as well as other things you need to know.
Bonding with your baby
Some parents find it easy to bond with their newborn baby, others find it takes more time. Learn here how attachment occurs and how to strengthen that...
What is kangaroo care?
Kangaroo care, or skin-to-skin care, is when a parent holds their baby directly against their bare skin. Learn about the benefits and how to get start...
Vitamin K at birth
All babies need to have vitamin K to help the blood to clot and prevents serious bleeding.
Neonatal screening test
All parents are offered the opportunity to have their baby screened for a number of rare disorders.
Newborn hearing test
The newborn hearing screening test allows those babies who have hearing loss to be identified early.
Birth injury (to the baby)
While some babies do experience birth injury, giving birth in Australia is very safe. Most birth injuries to babies are only temporary.
Jaundice in babies
Jaundice is common in newborn babies and is usually harmless, disappearing after 1 to 2 weeks. Find out about jaundice in newborn babies.