Babies and toddlers need good nutrition, sleep and age-appropriate activity for healthy growth and development. Parents can protect the health of young children through immunisation and child safety.
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Topic: Babies (0-3) - newborn babies
If your baby is full-term and healthy, mild jaundice is nothing to worry about and will resolve by itself within a week or so.
Every newborn baby in Australia is offered a newborn screening test to identify those at risk of rare, but serious, medical conditions.
PKU is an inherited disorder that prevents the normal breakdown of a protein found in some foods.
Sometimes premature labour can be delayed to increase a baby’s chance of survival.
With low levels of vitamin K, some babies can have severe bleeding into the brain, causing significant brain damage.