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ABC Babytalk

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Welcome to Babytalk, a podcast all about babies and their parents. We think being a parent is the most thrilling, exhausting, emotional ride of your life - and we’re here to share everything we know about doing the best you can.

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I can't find a heartbeat..

November 24th, 2016

Did you know more babies are lost to stillbirth than people killed on our roads? Can you imagine what a heartbreak such a loss is for parents, families and friends? Obstetrics Registrar Dr Teresa MacDonald from Mercy Health has dealt with this tragedy more frequently than you would expect. In this podcast she explains just what it's like when...

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Babies and their eye health

November 22nd, 2016

Summer is a great time for families to get outside and play but harsh sun, pool chemicals, allergies and even potential injuries are all risks to babies eyes! Dr Caroline Catt is a Paediatric Ophthalmologist at he Children's Hospital at Westmead and she says parents need to be aware of what could pose a danger to children's eyes. So how do the...

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Babies and their eye health

November 22nd, 2016

Summer is a great time for families to get outside and play but harsh sun, pool chemicals, allergies and even potential injuries are all risks to babies eyes! Dr Caroline Catt is a Paediatric Ophthalmologist at he Children's Hospital at Westmead and she says parents need to be aware of what could pose a danger to children's eyes. So how do the...

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Mens Fertility

November 16th, 2016

Do men need to worry about their fertility? Don't you only need 'one good one' to get pregnant? It's harder for women, guys don't need to worry about biological clocks they can have babies at any age... might it surprise you that many of these statements are untrue.. and that research is showing that one in five men experience problems with...