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Charlotte reclaims her spot as most popular girls' name in 2020

Charlotte reclaims her spot as most popular girls' name in 2020

Queensland's latest list of baby names reveals Charlotte and Oliver are the new Michelle and David.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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Probiotics could reduce premature baby mortality

Probiotics could reduce premature baby mortality

Researchers have identified two bacterial strains that can most effectively prevent mortality in premature babies.

  • by Stuart Layt
Queensland's baby hotspots revealed: Search for your suburb

Queensland's baby hotspots revealed: Search for your suburb

A total of 61,735 births were registered in Queensland last year. Use our interactive guide to search the birth rate in your suburb.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Baby, it's gone: Fertility crashes to record low

Baby, it's gone: Fertility crashes to record low

Even before the pandemic, Australia's fertility rate had crashed to its lowest level on record, with fears it will drop even further.

  • by Shane Wright, Rachel Clun and Esther Han
Baby born from 27-year-old embryo sets new record

Baby born from 27-year-old embryo sets new record

The embryo was frozen in 1992, just one year after the birth of the baby's eventual mother.

  • by Wyatte Grantham-Philips
A heavy gauntlet is thrown down by a rather small hand
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A heavy gauntlet is thrown down by a rather small hand

A figurative dying breed and names for the next baby-boom.

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The baby girl who died at Blacktown Hospital months before Nigella
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The baby girl who died at Blacktown Hospital months before Nigella

The grieving parents of two babies who died at Blacktown Hospital are demanding to know how the tragedy that has caused their families unbearable pain could have been repeated.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Blacktown Hospital nurses and midwives revolt over staffing and patient safety fears

Blacktown Hospital nurses and midwives revolt over staffing and patient safety fears

NSW Health has been given 48 hours to address their concerns or face the possibility of industrial action.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Blacktown obstetricians get operating theatre after threat to resign en masse
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Blacktown obstetricians get operating theatre after threat to resign en masse

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard directed senior health bureaucrats to find a way to resolve a bitter dispute at Blacktown Hospital to prevent all 20 obstetricians resigning.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Obstetricians resign en masse from western Sydney hospital

Obstetricians resign en masse from western Sydney hospital

Up to 20 obstetricians have resigned from Blacktown Hospital in protest over staffing issues within the obstetrics unit.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'Some mates just don't get it' and other discoveries of a first-time dad

'Some mates just don't get it' and other discoveries of a first-time dad

“We’ve got this!”, “Oh my god, what are we doing?”, “Why did we do this?!” I’d whisper-yell to my wife, as only a parent of a newborn can do.

  • by Daniel Steele