All posts by Julia Toivonen

Celebrating 10 Years Young

Celebrating 10 Years Young
March 2, 2017 No Comments »

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 Read More »

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 »

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 ... Read More »

Breathing In NICU Air

Breathing In NICU Air
March 26, 2016 No Comments »

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 ... Read More »

Community Service Announcement

Community Service Announcement
March 26, 2016 No Comments »

Our Ambassador, Lucy Holmes has recently recorded the Community Service Announcement below. This announcement has been sent to community radio stations throughout Australia as part of our awareness campaign to raise awareness of premature birth Read More »

Put A Foot Forward For Prems

Put A Foot Forward For Prems
February 21, 2016 No Comments »

Put a foot forward for premmies. Take a photo of your prem holding an image from their time in hospital. Share your photo on social media and let your family and friends know why you will be wearing green for ... Read More »