Most women have a straightforward pregnancy and birth and their baby's born healthy and well. But a small number of babies will need extra care if they're unwell or were born premature.
Tests offered to newborn babies in Scotland within the first days and weeks
How your baby will be checked straight after the birth and 24 hours later
Why your baby needs vitamin K supplements and how they're given
What happens if your baby's unwell or needs extra care and how you'll care for them
Babies born before 37 weeks
Excessive bleeding from the vagina at any time after the baby's birth, up until 6 weeks afterwards