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Australia's Safer Baby Initiative

The Safer Baby initiative aims to help women understand the things they can do to reduce their risk of stillbirth. This initiative is being led by the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE) in partnership with health departments across Australia.



Quit smoking for baby

Smoking in pregnancy is one of the main causes of stillbirth.


Your baby's growth matters

Fetal Growth Restriction is an important risk factor for stillbirth.

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Your baby's movements matter

Your baby's movements can indicate a potential pregnancy risk.


Sleep on your side

Sleeping on your side after 28 weeks can help prevent stillbirth.



Let's talk timing of birth

Woman with risk factors may benefit from an earlier date of birth.

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