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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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Breech birth

A breech birth requires careful consideration and consultation with your midwife or doctor.

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External cephalic version (ECV)

ECV is a procedure to try to move your baby if they are in a breech position to the head-down position.

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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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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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What I want people to know about skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism) | CHQ

Diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia varies according to the condition, from occurring in utero as early as 20 weeks to taking months after birth to work out just what it is about a baby that’s different.

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