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Congenital heart disease

Congenital heart differences or defects (CHD) are a group of different heart abnormalities that are present at birth.

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How to deal with a neonatal death

A neonatal death is when a baby dies in the first 4 weeks after they are born. It can be very difficult to deal with. Learn about where to get support.

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Hip dysplasia in babies

Hip dysplasia is a problem with how a baby’s hip is developing. Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment including using a Pavlik harness.

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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.

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Birth differences (congenital anomalies)

Health problems present from birth include any health condition that a baby is born with and are sometimes called birth defects, birth differences or congenital anomalies.

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Birth injury (to the baby)

Giving birth in Australia is very safe, but sometimes during birth, the baby suffers an injury. Learn about birth injury causes, types and treatments.

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Rhesus D negative in pregnancy

Rhesus disease is an incompatibility between your and your baby’s blood types. Find out what it could mean for your baby and how it is treated.

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Tongue-tie

Babies born with tongue-tie can’t move their tounge freely. Having tongue-tie can make feeding more difficult for your baby, but help is available.

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What is Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by mental and developmental impairments.

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Nuchal translucency scan

A nuchal translucency scan is an ultrasound scan that helps in estimating your risk of having a baby with chromosomal abnormality.

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