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What is a neonatal death?

A neonatal death is when a baby dies in the first 4 weeks after they are born. Learn what can cause neonatal death and what happens if a baby dies.

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - MyDr.com.au

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), or cot death, is when an apparently healthy baby dies for no obvious reason.

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Baby and Infant Death

Baby and Infant Death A neonatal death is when a baby is born alive but dies within the first 28 days of life

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Sudden unexpected death in infants (SUDI and SIDS) - Better Health Channel

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Immunisation and your baby | Red Nose Australia

Immunisations and your baby - vaccinate baby to help prevent sudden infant death

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The Impact of a Sudden and Unexpected Death of a Child | Guiding Light - Red Nose Grief and Loss

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Introduction: The Death of a Child is Like No Other Death | Guiding Light - Red Nose Grief and Loss

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How to sleep baby safely I Starting Blocks

Recommendations for parents on how to sleep a baby in a safe way that reduces the risk of SIDS.

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Can SUDI Be Prevented? | Red Nose Australia

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