Premmie Baby Health Issues

Sound Monitors Protect Premature Babies

March 29, 2008 No Comments »

NDIANAPOLIS — Warning lights hover over the snoozing patients in Riley Hospital for Children’s neonatal intensive care unit, ready to flash whenever sound levels creep beyond normal conversation. As decibels rise, the colors on the new monitoring system change from ... Read More »

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

February 19, 2008 No Comments »

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute development board invites you and your family to Discovery Day a family picnic day hosted by our patron Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE in her beautiful gardens at Cruden Farm. Sunday 24 February 2008 10am ... Read More »

Helping Premature Babies Breathe Easier

November 2, 2007 No Comments »

I was forwarded a link to the Australian Synchrotron Science about a case study being performed by ~ The University of Queensland. This is the information they provided on their website: We need a layer of natural lung surfactant NLS ... Read More »

Coping post NICU

October 9, 2007 2 Comments »

I rode the lift to the fifth floor just as I had every day for the first 148 days of my child’s life. This time however, was different. We were going back. Only for a follow up appointment but the ... Read More »

Could somebody please stop the roller coaster, I’d like to get off now

October 8, 2007 3 Comments »

Three months after we left the Special Care Nursery, last week I finally ran into a brick wall, emotionally. Perversely, I think it is because the weather improved. All winter I complained about being stuck indoors due to the rain, ... 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 »