babies

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Despite being one of the safest places in the world to have a baby, almost 1 in 100 babies in Australia is stillborn or dies soon after birth, a study has found.

Babies inside

Women who give birth in public hospitals are more likely to suffer serious complications and their babies are at greater risk of death, UNSW research shows.

Dad child inside

The sharing of household chores may influence the number of children a couple decides to have, according to new research to be presented this week at the Australian Social Policy Conference at UNSW.

Drug pregnancy web

One in 20 critically ill newborns cared for in Australian neonatal units is born to a drug-addicted woman, new UNSW research shows.