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Cord blood banking

The blood from the umbilical cord of newborn babies can be collected and used for future treat treatments. You might consider banking cord blood for public donation or family use.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Donor breast milk and milk banks

If it is not possible to breastfeed a baby because they are premature, sick or born via surrogacy or to same-sex parents, human donor milk is a great alternative.

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RANZCOG - Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is dedicated to the establishment of high standards of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health.

Read more on RANZCOG - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists website

Sydney Cord Blood Bank | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The Sydney Cord Blood Bank (SCBB) was established at the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick in 1995 and forms part of a national network of cord blood banks sited in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

Milk Bank - Maternal and newborn

The NSW Milk Bank provide pasteurised donor human milk to infants at high risk of Necrotising Enterocolitis when maternal supply is not sufficient to meet the nutritional needs of the infant.

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Blood typing -

The most common systems used for classifying blood types are the ABO blood group system and the Rhesus (Rh) type system.

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Children and blood cancer - Leukaemia Foundation

Children and blood cancer Listen It is not easy to tell a child about a diagnosis of blood cancer

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Anaesthesia for cardiac surgery | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Your child has been scheduled to have cardiac surgery

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

Calcium & Bone Health – Bone Health

Calcium & Bone Health Why is calcium important? Calcium is essential for building and maintaining healthy bones throughout life

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What are Queensland's most dangerous creatures? How to avoid and respond to attacks | Queensland Health

Knowing where Queensland's most dangerous creatures live and how to treat an attack can help save a life.

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