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Checking Blood Glucose of Newborn Babies

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WP85-1934
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Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group

Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks including which babies need these checks, how checks are done, normal blood glucose levels, and preventing and treating low blood glucose levels. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-1966
Surveillance de la glycémie chez les nouveau-nés

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