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Newborn baby essentials

Find out some of the essentials for looking after your newborn. Find out when your baby will need to have health checkups and immunisations. There is also lots of information on nappies, giving your baby a bath and teeth development.

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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 temporary, and in many cases treatment is available.

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Newborn essentials

Here is a newborn's essentials checklist including vaccinations and immunisations, health checks, nappy changing and breastfeeding and bottle feeding.

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Having a small baby

It's normal for parents to worry about their baby's birth weight and growth. Here’s what you need to know if you have been told your baby is likely to be small (less than 2.5kg at birth).

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Pregnancy and childbirth | Lifeblood

Anaemia, bleeding, prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn and immune platelet disorders are conditions that can happen during or immediately after pregnancy and need treatment.

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Specialised care for your baby - Better Health Channel

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Newborns behaviour | Raising Children Network

Newborn behaviour baffling you? Here's all you need on newborns behaviour with articles, videos and resources on crying, colic and more.

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Is my newborn safe? - MyDr.com.au

Dr Norman Swan explains the risks of COVID-19 to your newborn.

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Newborn screening tests - MyDr.com.au

Newborn screening tests can detect rare but serious genetic or metabolic disorders in newborn babies.

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Jaundice in newborns | Raising Children Network

Mild jaundice in newborns is quite common and usually harmless. Symptoms include yellow skin and eyes. Newborn jaundice usually goes away after 1-2 weeks.

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