All posts by Julia Toivonen

About Our Blog

October 7, 2007 Comments Off on About Our Blog

Welcome to the L’il Aussie Prems Blog. The L’il Aussie Prems blog is written and maintained by 5 mothers of prematurely born babies. Here you will find personal stories about real premature babies and their families, their health and developmental ... Read More »

Help on hand for families with premature babies

October 5, 2007 No Comments »

A NATIONAL organisation to support families with babies born prematurely was launched last weeks thanks to a dedicated and computer savvy-mum. Julia Toivonen, 28, of Wantirna, worked solely on the National Premmie Foundation website – – and finished it ... Read More »

Premmies On The Net

October 4, 2007 No Comments »

Something is wrong i said to my husband Mark, 29 as searing pain ripped through me. “I think the baby is coming”. It was mid March 2006 and i was pregnant with my first child, but at only 27 weeks ... Read More »

Rethink on breastfeeding, allergy link

October 1, 2007 No Comments »

TONY EASTELY: Australian researchers say if mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies and there is a family history of allergies, it may actually increase the babies’ chances of developing allergies in later life. The study authors say while breastfeeding has many ... Read More »

Family Living Interstate

September 28, 2007 No Comments »

Soon after we moved from Sydney to Melbourne i fell pregnant with our first baby. Ronan arrived 13 weeks early at 27 weeks gestation weighing 1140 grams. Ronan spent 110 days in hospital due to Chronic Lung Disease, PDA & ... Read More »