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17-Hydroxyprogesterone test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: 17-OHP; 17-OH progesterone; Progesterone - 17-OH. The 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP) test is requested as part of newborn screening in children with ambiguous genitalia to detect congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a group of...

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Amniocentesis

Lab Tests Online UK

To detect and diagnose some birth defects, genetic diseases, and chromosome abnormalities in a foetus, especially if pregnancy screening tests are abnormal; to help diagnose and monitor haemolytic disease in a foetus

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Amniotic Fluid Analysis

Lab Tests Online UK

To detect and diagnose some birth defects, genetic diseases, and chromosome abnormalities in a foetus, especially if pregnancy screening tests are abnormal; to help diagnose and monitor haemolytic disease in a foetus.

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Androgen insensitivity syndrome

the NHS website

Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) affects the normal development of a child's genitals and reproductive organs. A child born with AIS is genetically male, but their genitals may appear to be female or somewhere in between male and female....

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Anti-Mullerian Hormone

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Also Known As: AMH; Mullerian-inhibiting hormone; MIH; Mullerian inhibiting factor; MIF; Mullerian-inhibiting substance; MIS; Anti-Müllerian Hormone In the UK, measurement of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) has three generally accepted uses (...

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Atrial / Ventricular Septal Defect

Patient UK

A defect in the septum of the heart is often called a hole in the heart. It is the most common heart problem that babies are born with. Many defects in the septum close themselves and cause no problems. Otherwise, medicines or surgery can help. Most ...

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Baby Colic

Patient UK

Colic is a condition where there are repeated bouts of excessive crying in a baby who is otherwise healthy. The definition doctors use is: a baby crying for more than three hours a day, for more than three days a week, for at least three weeks. Colic...

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Bliss general leaflet

Bliss

A leaflet to explain Bliss’ vision as the UK charity for babies born premature or sick. This leaflet explains how Bliss helps babies born premature or sick by empowering families, influencing policy and practice and enabling life-chang...

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Brain injury in infants and babies

The Children's Trust

Evidence says that most head injuries in infants and toddlers occur due to falls at home. Other common causes of head injury in young children are from car crashes or during playground activities. Brain injuries in this ...

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Breastfeeding at study or work

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

Going back to study or work may be the first time you have been separated from your baby for long periods. This leaflet explains how you can breastfeed and work.

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Breastfeeding Your Baby - Important information for new mothers

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

This infosheet will guide you through the basics of breastfeeding, including getting started and how to know your baby is getting enough milk. Breastfeeding will provide your baby with the best possible start in life. Breast milk gives them the bes...

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Breech baby at the end of pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women on their choices for birth if their baby is in the breech position towards the end of pregnancy.

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Bronchiolitis

the NHS website

Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that affects babies and young children under a year old. The early symptoms are similar to those of a common cold and include a runny nose and cough.

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Building a Happy Baby - Guide for Parents

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

This leaflet offers advice and information on getting to know your baby and setting up the foundations for that strong relationship.

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Caring for your baby at night - a guide for parents

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

One of the biggest challenges for new parents is getting used to the changes that a baby will bring to their night-time routine. This leaflet is designed to offer helpful, practical advice on coping at night. It covers getting some rest, night feedin...

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Colic

the NHS website

Colic is the medical term for excessive, frequent crying in a baby who appears to be otherwise healthy and well fed. It is a poorly understood yet common condition, and affects around one in five babies. If your baby has colic, they may appear to be ...

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Continuing to breastfeed when you return to work

Maternity Action

This guide covers your options for continuing to breastfeed your baby on return to work, your legal rights and how to negotiate with your employer.

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Cradle cap

the NHS website

Cradle cap is the name given to the yellowish, greasy scaly patches that appear on the scalp of young babies. It is a very common, harmless condition that doesn't usually itch or cause discomfort to the baby. Cradle cap appears most often in babies i...

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Craniosynostosis

the NHS website

Craniosynostosis is a rare type of birth defect where a baby is born with an abnormally shaped skull or develops one during growth. This is because the normal development of the skull is disrupted.

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Deaf babies CAN develop language naturally

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This leaflet gives more information on how deaf babies are able to develop language naturally.

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Developmental dysplasia of the hip

the NHS website

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a condition where the "ball and socket" joint of the hip does not properly form in babies and young children. It's sometimes called congenital hip dislocation or hip dysplasia. The hip joint attaches ...

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Foetus at 36 weeks

Patient UK

Diagram - Foetus at 36 weeks

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Glutaric aciduria type 1

the NHS website

Glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) is a rare but serious inherited condition. It means the body can't process certain amino acids ("building blocks" of protein), causing a harmful build-up of substances in the blood and urine. Normally, our bodies bre...

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Group B streptococcus (GBS) infection in newborn babies

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant about Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection in newborn babies.

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Guide to bottle feeding

Public Health England

How to prepare infant formula and sterilise feeding equipment to minimise the risks to your baby. The information in this booklet comes from the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency. It will help you bottle feed your baby safely...

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Guide to immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age

Department of Health and Social Care

This booklet describes all the routine childhood immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age. Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of protecting your baby against serious diseases. Includes information on the new Rotavirus vaccine, a...

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HIE - a guide for parents

Bliss

An information booklet for parents with a baby with HIE (hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy). This resource provides information for parents whose baby has been given a diagnosis of hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE). It explains the...

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Hirschsprung's disease

the NHS website

Hirschsprung's disease is a rare condition that causes poo to become stuck in the bowels. It mainly affects babies and young children. Normally, the bowel continuously squeezes and relaxes to push poo along, a process controlled by your nervous sy...

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Homocystinuria

the NHS website

Homocystinuria (HCU) is a rare but potentially serious inherited condition. It means the body can't process the amino acid methionine. This causes a harmful build-up of substances in the blood and urine. Normally, our bodies break down protein ...

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Immunoreactive trypsin (IRT) test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: Trypsin-like immunoreactivity; serum trypsinogen Immunoreactive trypsin (IRT) is used to selectively screen for cystic fibrosis (CF) in new-born infants. In the UK, it is now part of the routine neonatal screening progr...

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Infant Formulary and Responsive Bootlefeeding

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

This simple, concise guide provides formula-feeding parents with a quick overview on how to choose your infant formula.

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Introducing solid foods - giving your baby a better start in life

Department of Health and Social Care

Often called 'weaning', introducing solid foods should start when your baby is around 6 months old. It's a really important step in your baby's development and it can be great fun to explore new flavours and textures together. This booklet will help ...

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Jaundice, newborn

the NHS website

Jaundice is a common condition in newborn babies that causes yellowing of the skin and the whites of their eyes.

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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As:Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), also sometimes called Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) or Juvenile Chronic Arthritis (JCC), affects about 1 in 1000 children in the UK. It is a chroni...

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Look at me - I'm talking to you

Bliss

An information guide about watching and understanding a premature baby. This booklet aims to help parents understand their baby. It helps them to look at and understand their baby’s signals, cues and signs of discomfort. It explains th...

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Mental Health Care for Children and Young People and Human Rights: A practitioner's guide

British Institute of Human Rights

This booklet is about human rights in mental health settings for children and young people. It is aimed at professionals working in hospitals but some of the information may be useful for work in the community. We use the term 'practitioner' througho...

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Multiple pregnancy: having more than one baby

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice on multiple pregnancy.

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Neonatal herpes (herpes in a baby)

the NHS website

Neonatal herpes is a herpes infection in a newborn baby. It's caused by the herpes simplex virus, a highly contagious virus that can cause cold sores and genital ulcers in adults. Herpes can be very serious for a young baby, whose immune system wo...

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Newborn respiratory distress syndrome

the NHS website

Newborn respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) happens when a baby's lungs aren't fully developed and can't provide enough oxygen, causing breathing difficulties. It usually affects premature babies. It's also known as infant respiratory distress sy...

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Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula

the NHS website

Oesophageal atresia is a rare birth defect that affects a baby's oesophagus (the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach). The upper part of the oesophagus doesn't connect with the lower oesophagus and stomach. It usually ends...

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Off to the best start - important information about feeding your baby

Department of Health and Social Care

This leaflet provides important information about breastfeeding and how it can give your baby the best start in life. It contains sections on what breastfeeding protects against, what to expect after your baby is born, how to breastfeed, signs that ...

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Oral thrush - babies

the NHS website

Oral thrush is a fungal infection in the mouth, caused by the yeast fungus candida albicans. It is common in healthy babies under two years old.

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Patau's syndrome

the NHS website

Patau's syndrome is a serious rare genetic disorder caused by having an additional copy of chromosome 13 in some or all of the body's cells. It's also called trisomy 13. Each cell normally contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, which carry the genes yo...

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Plagiocephaly and brachycephaly (flat head syndrome)

the NHS website

Babies sometimes develop a flattened head when they're a few months old, usually as a result of them spending a lot of time lying on their back. This is known as flat head syndrome, and there are 2 main types: plagiocephaly – the head is flatte...

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Protecting your baby against rotavirus

Department of Health and Social Care

From 1st July 2013, the routine childhood immunisation schedule will include a vaccine to protect babies against rotavirus infection - a common cause of diarrhoea and vomiting that can become serious. This leaflet describes what rotavirus is, which ...

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Protecting your baby against rotavirus - flyer

Department of Health and Social Care

From 1st July 2013, the routine childhood immunisation schedule will include a vaccine to protect babies against rotavirus infection - a common cause of diarrhoea and vomiting that can become serious. This flyer describes the disease and the vaccine...

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Rashes in babies and children

the NHS website

Many things can cause a rash in babies and children, and they're often nothing to worry about. Go to A&E or call 999 if your child has a rash and they: have a stiff neck are bothered by light seem confused are shaking uncontrollably have a fe...

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Reflux in babies

the NHS website

Babies often bring up milk during or shortly after feeding – this is known as possetting or reflux. It's different from vomiting in babies, where a baby's muscles forcefully contract.

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Rights at work for fathers and partners – Polish workers

Maternity Action

This information sheet is for new and expectant fathers and partners, including same sex partners. It gives you an outline of your rights to time off and pay at the birth and for the first year of your baby’s life. It also answers common questions ab...

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Roseola

the NHS website

Roseola is a common viral infection that usually affects babies and toddlers. It typically causes a fever and a spotty rash for a few days. While the rash may look alarming, roseola tends to be mild and you can normally look after your child at ho...

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Skin-to-skin with your premature baby

Bliss

An information guide about skin-to skin with a baby in neonatal care. The aim of this booklet is to describe the benefits of skin-to-skin care and to guide parents through trying this with their baby.

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Start 4 Life

Department of Health and Social Care

By introducing healthy habits right from birth, you can give your baby the building blocks for a healthier and happier future. Whether you’re pregnant or a new parent, you’ll know what a confusing time it can be! Start4Life is here to provide ...

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TB, BCG vaccine and your baby

Department of Health and Social Care

This leaflet is about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination that is being offered to protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB).

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Tongue-tie

the NHS website

Some babies are born with a tight piece of skin between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth. This is known as tongue-tie.

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Using human rights: seclusion in CAMHS - Poster

British Institute of Human Rights

This poster helps practitioners remember what human rights to consider when making decisions about the seclusion of young people in mental health hospitals.

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Vitamin supplements and you

Department of Health and Social Care

This leaflet explores the importance of vitamins particularly for vulnerable groups such as women who are planning to get pregnant, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, babies & growing children - The leaflet specifically covers the importance of Fol...

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When should babies and children take healthy start vitamin drops?

Department of Health and Social Care

This is a guide for health professionals. It shows a decision tree diagram which explains when babies and children should have Healthy Start children's vitamin drops.

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Whooping cough and pregnancy - your questions answered

Department of Health and Social Care

There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from 16 weeks...

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Whooping cough and pregnancy - your questions answered

Department of Health and Social Care

There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from 16 weeks...

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You and Your Baby - Supporting Love and Nurture on the Neonatal Unit

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

This leaflet covers a wide range of issues and provides a useful tool to help conversations with parents on the neonatal unit.

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You are welcome to breastfeed here

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

This poster can be displayed in facilities to help promote a welcoming atmosphere for breastfeeding mothers.

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Your baby’s movements in pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women about how their baby should feel and move during pregnancy.

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Your guide to contraceptive choices - after you've had your baby

fpa direct

Contraception may be the last thing on your mind when you have just had a baby, but it is something you need to think about if you want to delay or avoid another pregnancy. Many unplanned pregnancies happen in the first few months after childbirth, ...

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