All posts by trikiron

319g Baby Survives And Thrives

October 18, 2007 No Comments »

Article from: A MELBOURNE miracle has been billed Australia’s tiniest tot. Little Elora was the length of a pen and weighed less than a juicy orange when she was born, almost five months prematurely, at the Royal Women’s Hospital. Today, ... Read More »

Jane Hansen – Every parent’s nightmare

September 22, 2007 No Comments »

AT 12.10pm, on December 13, 2003, I lay under an enormous operating light. Through tears welling in my eyes, I counted 12 people fussing. Nurses, anaesthetists, neonatal staff, obstetric team. Two teams: one for me, one for my baby. When ... Read More »

Questions premature babies, abortion, overlap

July 20, 2007 No Comments »

Federal Health Minister Tony Abbott says decisions about whether to keep sick premature babies alive should not be “forced on” families by governments. He said discussions about whether to treat premature babies who were unlikely to survive, or were likely ... Read More »

Questions premature babies, abortion, overlap

July 20, 2007 No Comments »

Federal Health Minister Tony Abbott says decisions about whether to keep sick premature babies alive should not be “forced on” families by governments. He said discussions about whether to treat premature babies who were unlikely to survive, or were likely ... Read More »

Computer to predict premature births

July 12, 2007 No Comments »

Australian researchers are melding mathematics with medicine to develop a computer program they hope will be able to predict whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely. The scientists are studying hormone levels in blood samples provided by 500 pregnant ... Read More »