Premature Babies

Kayla’s story

Kayla’s story

May 2, 2017, No Comments on Kayla’s story

Kayla dons her swimmers and goggles, and within seconds, she is off. She shouts “thanks mum” as she propels herself to the waters edge at an almost gallop. She is at home in the water, and she jumps in completely ...

L'il Aussie Prems

Celebrating 10 Years Young

Celebrating 10 Years Young

March 2, 2017, No Comments on Celebrating 10 Years Young

The L’il Aussie Prems website and forum were first launched in the community on the 7th February 2007 by our Founder, Julia Toivonen, and what a journey it has certainly been

NICU Life

Breathing In NICU Air

Breathing In NICU Air

March 26, 2016, No Comments on Breathing In NICU Air

Stepping into a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN) for the very first time is emotionally overwhelming and mostly incomprehensible, especially for first time parents. Watching your baby's tiny breaths through their translucent skin is a ...

Parenting

30 Photos Of Families Putting A Foot Forward for Premmies

30 Photos Of Families Putting A Foot Forward for Premmies

March 2, 2017, No Comments on 30 Photos Of Families Putting A Foot Forward for Premmies

In February 2016, we launched our inaugural #foot4prems campaign. The simplicity of our social media campaign saw hundreds of camera lenses capture breathtaking photos of children and adults born prematurely, and stories shared by parents who had experienced the unimaginable ...