Pregnancy Health


Brian Liddle Jr was born weighing more than six kilograms.

What are the health risks of having a big baby?

There has been a 15 to 25 per cent increase in babies weighing 3.7kg or more in the past two to three decades in developed countries, according to a report from medical journal The Lancet.

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Dr Berry standing in front of images detailing the structure of the CMV protein.

How a devastating virus tricks your immune system

Almost 2000 Australian babies are born each year with CMV, a virus contracted from their mother which can leave them with permanent disabilities such as blindness, developmental delays, epilepsy and cerebral palsy.

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