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About neonatal care

Bliss

Information for parents in their first few days on the neonatal unit. This information has been written especially to answer the questions parents might have when they first arrive on the unit.

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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

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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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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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Beta thalassaemia and pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you or if you have beta thalassaemia major or intermedia and would like to know more about what this means in pregnancy.

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Bleeding and/or pain in early pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you if you want to know more about bleeding and/or pain in the first 3 months of pregnancy.

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Bliss baby cards

Bliss

Celebrate each milestone in your baby's neonatal journey with our new Bliss Baby Cards, specially designed for babies in neonatal care. Each pack contains 10 beautifully designed cards for you to capture your baby’s milestones in your ...

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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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Folic acid

SHINE

There are simple things you can do from the moment you start planning a pregnancy that can help you prevent spina bifida.

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Group B strep

the NHS website

Group B strep is a type of bacteria called streptococcal bacteria. It's very common – up to 2 in 5 people have it living in their body, usually in the rectum or vagina. It's normally harmless and most people won't realise they have it. It's usu...

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HIE - a guide for parents

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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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If you could get pregnant...act now to protect against German Measles

Department of Health and Social Care

German Measles caught during pregnancy can very seriously damage your unborn baby. You should make sure you are protected against rubella before you get pregnant. This flyer is aimed at young women.

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Look at me - I'm talking to you

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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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Miscarriage

the NHS website

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 23 weeks. The main sign of a miscarriage is vaginal bleeding, which may be followed by cramping and pain in your lower abdomen. If you have vaginal bleeding, contact your GP or midwife. ...

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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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Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)

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Also Known As: cffDNA Formal Name: Cell-Free Foetal DNA Testing for Foetal Chromosomal Abnormalities To assess the risk of a pregnant woman's developing baby (foetus) having certain chromosome disorders, such as Down’s Syn...

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Placenta praevia, placenta accreta and vasa praevia

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you if you have placenta praevia (a low-lying placenta after 20 weeks of pregnancy) and/or placenta accreta (where the placenta is stuck to the muscle of your womb). It also includes information on vasa praevia.

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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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Spina bifida

SHINE

Spina bifida literally means ‘split spine’. A fault in the development of the spinal cord and surrounding bones (vertebrae) leaves a gap or split in the spine. The spinal cord has not formed properly, and may also be damaged.

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Third- or fourth-degree tear during childbirth

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women about third- and fourth-degree tears during childbirth.

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Valproate in women and girls who could get pregnant

NHS England

This information is for any girl or woman of child-bearing age who: Has been offered a medication containing Valproate. Is currently taking a medication containing Valproate. Is currently taking...

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