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When a child is born, everyone's first concern is for the baby's health.

That's why every newborn in BC undergoes some basic tests and procedures in the first few days after birth.

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Early Detection of Liver Disease in Newborns

Early Detection of Liver Disease in Newborns

June 11, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Biliary atresia is a rare, but highly treatable liver disease that new parents should be aware of. Learn more about the disease and how to detect the symptoms.
Early Tests and Treatments for Newborns

Early Tests and Treatments for Newborns

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Shortly after your baby is born, healthcare providers will do a few routine tests and procedures. Here's what you can expect.
Early Disease Screening for Newborn

Early Disease Screening for Newborn

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Early disease newborn screening is a quick blood test that detects a number of treatable, rare disorders in babies.

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