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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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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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Newborn hearing test

The newborn hearing screening test allows those babies who have hearing loss to be identified early.

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Enterovirus in children

Enteroviruses cause a range of illnesses which are usually mild. You can help prevent the spread of enterovirus infection by practising good hygiene.

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What do paediatricians do?

Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers; including illnesses and physical, mental and behavioural development.

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About the fontanelle

Fontanelles are soft spots on a baby's head where the skull bones have not yet completely fused together. Learn what signs may be a health problem.

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Chickenpox in babies and children

Chickenpox is generally a mild viral illness in children and babies. Find out what to do if you think your child has chickenpox and how to treat it.

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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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Hearing loss in children

Learn more about the signs of hearing loss in children - what causes it, how it’s diagnosed and possible treatments depending on the severity.

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Intrauterine infection (chorioamnionitis)

An intrauterine infection is an infection inside your uterus (womb). Learn about causes, how to recognise symptoms, and when to see a doctor.

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