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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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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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Thyroid dysfunction and pregnancy

It’s not uncommon to experience thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy. Learn about the signs, testing and how it can be treated to support your baby.

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Group A strep in pregnancy

Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a bacteria that causes both mild and severe disease in pregnancy. Learn more on symptoms and when to see your doctor.

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What is a congenital disorder?

Congenital disorder, also known as congenital disease or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. Find out more about congenital disorders.

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Healthy eating for your child

A good diet is important for your child’s development and can reduce their risk of obesity and some diseases. Learn more about healthy eating.

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Indigestion and heartburn in pregnancy

Indigestion (dyspepsia) and heartburn are very common during pregnancy. Find out how to recognise, treat and prevent indigestion.

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Serious childhood rashes

A rash on your baby’s skin may indicate a serious condition, especially if they also have a high temperature, cough or swollen neck glands. Learn more here.

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Pregnant women, children and bushfire smoke

Bushfire smoke contains toxic gases and airborne particles which can be harmful to your health. Learn how to stay safe during bushfire season.

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