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What to expect when you bring your baby home - podcast

Listen to Dianne Zalitis, midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, talk to Feed Play Love with Shevonne Hunt about what to expect when you bring your baby home.

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Safe sleep for babies

It is important to ensure an infants sleeping area is kept safe. Experts have identified certain things can help reduce the risk of death and injuries.

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Find out how to reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) — one of the main causes of SUDI.

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Balancing introducing solids with milk feeds

A balanced diet is important for your baby’s development. Learn about introducing solids to your baby’s diet and while maintaining milk feeds.

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Infant health record

Your baby's infant health record is a book that notes details of their health, growth and development. Bring it to all your baby's appointments.

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How much food at 6 to 12 months?

When you start to introduce solids at around 6 months-old, your baby will discover new tastes and textures. This handy guide will get you started.

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Swaddling your baby

Swaddling or wrapping your newborn baby can help settle them to sleep and reduce awakenings.

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Your baby in the first few days

Find out what you can expect from your newborn, like how often they feed and sleep, as well as other things you need to know.

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Knowing your baby is well - podcast

Listen to Dianne Zalitis, midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, talk to Feed Play Love with Shevonne Hunt about signs your baby is well.

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Dressing a newborn

When dressing your newborn, there are a few things to consider, like which clothes to use, how to dress them and making sure the change table is safe.

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