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Having a small baby

Most babies born with a lower birthweight than average are normal and healthy, but some may be affected by foetal growth restriction.

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Feeding multiple babies

Feeding multiple babies, such as triplets or more, can be challenging at first, but even breastfeeding is possible with some expert help.

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Raising multiple babies

Raising multiple babies, such as triplets or more, can be challenging. But with support, raising and feeding multiples does get easier.

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Mixed feeding

Mixed feeding is when a baby is fed formula as well as breastmilk. Learn about why some women use mixed feeding, how to manage it, and where to get help.

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Special care nursery (SCN)

A special care nursery (SCN) is where your newborn baby can get stronger while being cared for by specially trained staff. Read more about the SCN.

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Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC)

Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is when part of the bowel becomes inflamed and some cells die. Read on to learn more on symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Learn about the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where premature or very ill babies are admitted for highly specialised hospital care.

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How to increase breastmilk supply

Read on to learn about some of the causes of low breastmilk supply, what is normal and tips on how to boost your milk production.

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Feeding your baby with formula

Learn about infant formula feeding for your baby and how formula is different to breastmilk. Find out how to choose between types of formula.

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Medicines for babies and children

Get practical and reliable advice on giving your sick infant or child medicine, including help with measuring dosage and managing side effects.

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