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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Checking for problems with the baby in early pregnancy (2010)

Author

Wild K, Rumbold A, Maypilama L, Boyle J, Kildea S, Barclay L

Publisher

Menzies School of Health Research

City

Darwin

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet is a summarised version of the flipbook for women and families to take home. It discusses five key points in checking for problems with baby during early pregnancy including:

  1. Down Syndrome
  2. neural tube defects (spina bifida)
  3. the importance of folate in the diet and foods that contain folate
  4. the importance and reasons for screening tests during pregnancy
  5. receiving a diagnosis (results) and what to do with them.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Alice Rumbold
Chief Investigator
Menzies School of Health Research
Email: alice.rumbold@menzies.edu.au

Kayli Wild
Project Manager
Menzies School of Health Research
Email: kayli.wild@menzies.edu.au

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Last updated: 5 July 2013
 
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