Wear Green For Premmies 2016 Premmie Hero Volunteer Award Winners 2015 Knit for Premmie Babies Providing nursing mothers extra comfort Donation to Dandenong’s Special Care Nursery L’il Appers Support Program Launched

Wear Green For Premmies 2016

Search your closet for your favourite green outfit on Wednesday, 13th April 2016. Join us by Wearing Green for Premmies to help raise awareness of babies born early in Australia each year, both on social ...

Premmie Hero Volunteer Award Winners 2015

In July 2015, nominations opened to find Australia’s “Premmie Heroes”, the ordinary yet extraordinary individuals who volunteer their time in the premmie community supporting families who have given birth prematurely

Knit for Premmie Babies

In February 2014 and March 2015, we launched the 'Little Darlings' knitting project for Australian knitters. If you love to knit, Patons have supplied That's Life readers with a premmie beanie and booties pattern so ...

Providing nursing mothers extra comfort

In November 2014, our Foundation kindly donated a $2,500 motorized recliner chair to the Royal Women’s Hospital NISC unit. The chair is designed to support kangaroo care, and to help improve the NISC experience for ...

Donation to Dandenong’s Special Care Nursery

In September, Our Foundation kindly donated an Astodia Diaphanoscope to Dandenong Hospital’s Special Care Nursery. The donation will help assist medical staff to locate blood vessels easily for safe puncture.

L’il Appers Support Program Launched

We are thrilled to launch L’il Appers, our ipad support program to help connect families to our online support services whilst in hospital. In August, we donated two ipad’s to our friends at St Vincent’s ...

Royal Hobart Hospital

Swings donated to Royal Hobart’s NPICU

Swings donated to Royal Hobart’s NPICU

November 8, 2015, Comments Off on Swings donated to Royal Hobart’s NPICU

Part of the proceeds from wearing green in April, has assisted our charity to purchase and donate equipment to two Special Care Nurseries and two Neonatal Intensive Care Units. This year, Royal Hobart Hospital was one of the four hospitals chosen as recipients of our annual donations.

Essentials Bag

Essentials Bag for RMHM Families

Essentials Bag for RMHM Families

August 31, 2015, Comments Off on Essentials Bag for RMHM Families

Our new Essentials Bag will be donated to any new family who arrives at Ronald McDonald House Monash with a premature baby receiving care at Monash Children’s Hospital in Clayton. Our bags ensure parents will have essential toiletries after being discharged from hospital and into their new home-away-from-home

Educating Premmies

Premmies Starting School 2016

Premmies Starting School 2016

December 22, 2015, Comments Off on Premmies Starting School 2016

We are searching for families Australia-wide who have premmies that will be starting 'preschool', ‘primary school’, 'high school' or 'university' for the first time in 2016. We invite families to submit their details with a short description of their prems journey.

Research

Preterm Research Sleep Study

Preterm Research Sleep Study

August 20, 2015, Comments Off on Preterm Research Sleep Study

The Ritchie Centre is carrying out studies to determine the long-term effects of preterm birth and fetal growth restriction on cardiosvascular control and function in children aged between 10 and 12 years. They are looking for volunteers of children who were born preterm (between 25 and 34 weeks gestation)

Frances Perry House

L’il Appers Launched at Frances Perry

L’il Appers Launched at Frances Perry

January 29, 2015, Comments Off on L’il Appers Launched at Frances Perry

We have officially launched our L’il Appers Support Program at Frances Perry House in Melbourne. Support is vital for a positive outlook and mental health during both the pregnancy and the days or weeks following on from birth and our unique project will now help to connect their families to our online support services

RMHM L'il Appers

L’il Appers Connecting RMHM Families

L’il Appers Connecting RMHM Families

February 9, 2015, Comments Off on L’il Appers Connecting RMHM Families

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our L'il Appers Support Program is now supporting families at Ronald McDonald House Monash. We donated two iPads to Ronald McDonald House Monash to help connect their families to our online support services.

Premmie Birth Announcements

Premmie Birth Announcements

Premmie Birth Announcements
April 27, 2015, Comments Off on Premmie Birth Announcements

We all know how special the birth of a premature baby is and we welcome you to share their birth announcement on our website and leave a message directly from your family about their early arrival Read More»

Premmie Community News

Quotes, Versus & Messages

Quotes, Versus & Messages
August 10, 2015, Comments Off on Quotes, Versus & Messages

Below is a list of beautiful messages that we have compiled together for families of premature babies. Each message has been written direct in support of our Foundation throughout 2012, 2013 & 2014. Each message has been shared on our ... Read More»

Premmie Community Newsletters

Premmie Community Newsletters
June 30, 2015, Comments Off on Premmie Community Newsletters

The L'il Aussie Prems Newsletter is sent on a bi-monthly basis. The newsletter features website news, latest threads on our premature baby support forum, featured products, articles, events, premmie of the moment & more Read More»

Providing nursing mothers extra comfort

Providing nursing mothers extra comfort
April 28, 2015, Comments Off on Providing nursing mothers extra comfort

In November 2014, our Foundation kindly donated a $2,500 motorized recliner chair to the Royal Women’s Hospital NISC unit. The chair is designed to support kangaroo care, and to help improve the NISC experience for the parents and the many ... Read More»

Hip Hop Artists Touching Tribute

Hip Hop Artists Touching Tribute
April 9, 2015, Comments Off on Hip Hop Artists Touching Tribute

Melbourne hip hop artist, Tee Mac has released a touching tribute to anyone who has ever lost a child. The song "Tears Drop" came about after Tee Mac himself suffered the heartbreaking loss of his first child born at 22 ... Read More»

L’il Hands Accommodation Support

L’il Hands Accommodation Support
September 23, 2014, Comments Off on L’il Hands Accommodation Support

We have proudly partnered with Ronald McDonald House Monash and together, we have launched the L’il Hands Accommodation Support program, a joint initiative in September 2014. Our charity is contributing $300 per month towards the cost of accommodating families at ... Read More»

L’il Appers Support Program Launched

L’il Appers Support Program Launched
August 26, 2014, Comments Off on L’il Appers Support Program Launched

We are thrilled to launch L’il Appers, our ipad support program to help connect families to our online support services whilst in hospital. In August, we donated two ipad’s to our friends at St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Melbourne to ... Read More»

Premmie Community Stars

 

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