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Fetal monitoring

During labour, your baby's heart rate is constantly monitored to check for any signs of distress.

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Fetal distress

Fetal distress is a sign your baby isn’t coping with labour. It might mean they need closer monitoring and possibly a caesarean to speed up the birth.

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Having a large baby

A baby weighing more than 4.5kg at birth is considered a large baby – also called fetal macrosomia. Here's what to expect if you're expecting a larger-than-average newborn.

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Pregnant women not to trust smartphone heart rate apps

Pregnant women are being urged not to rely on smartphone apps that claim to listen to your baby's heartbeat.

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Baby movements during pregnancy

Every baby is unique and it is important for you to get to know your baby’s movement patterns.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe the range of mental and physical effects on the developing unborn baby that are caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy

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Characteristics across the lifespan - NOFASD Australia

Characteristics across the lifespan As the adverse impacts of fetal alcohol exposure are dependent on the timing and dose of alcohol use during pregnancy, the individual fetal alcohol (FA) characteristics will vary from child to child

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Information for Parents and Carers RFFADA

Information for Parents and Carers Drug and alcohol referral Sometimes drug and alcohol issues for people with FASD can not only take on a life of their own but can also create many other issues

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Interventions during labour and birth

Doctors and midwives will use a variety of technology during your labour to monitor your progress and check that your baby is OK

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Pregnancy - prenatal tests - Better Health Channel

A range of tests is available to pregnant women to confirm pregnancy and monitor the baby's development in the womb.

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