All posts by Julia Toivonen

Lifes Little Treasures

July 26, 2007 No Comments »

Lifes Little Treaures are a Melbourne group of mothers who have experienced the roller coaster ride of N.I.C.U. & Special Care Nurseries, who would like to provide you with support and friendship. They provide morning tea’s at many different locations ... Read More »

Living With A Premature Baby

July 5, 2007 No Comments »

Each parent will have their own unique experience of living with a premature baby. Some babies will go home on oxygen, need continuous special care and some will be re-admitted to hospital quite a few times in the first year ... Read More »

Brain challenge for premature babies

July 1, 2007 No Comments »

Babies born very prematurely have markedly less developed brains than those born at full term, a two-year Victorian study has revealed. The study, which examined magnetic resonance images of premature babies’ brains and compared them with those of full-term infants, ... Read More »

Doctors launch National Premmie Day

June 10, 2007 No Comments »

Doctors are warning parents of a virus that is potentially life-threatening to infants, particularly premature babies, on the first National Premmie Day. The day has been launched with a warning about respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, a common virus that ... Read More »

National Premmie Day

June 1, 2007 No Comments »

Australia’s oldest premmie peer support groups have come together to launch Australia’s first national premmie day on June 12 this year to give these fragile infants a voice. More than 21,000 babies arrive early every year in Australia and more ... Read More »