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Breakthrough research

Breakthrough research
May 10, 2014 No Comments »

THE damaged lungs of premature babies could be repaired in the days after their birth using a stem-cell-like treatment pioneered at Melbourne's Monash Institute of Medical Research Read More »

Probiotic gives new hope to premature babies

April 30, 2013 No Comments »

Australian doctors have discovered a cheap and simple solution to a deadly health problem suffered by very premature babies. One in eight babies born in Australia are born premature, and many babies born eight weeks early can develop a serious ... Read More »

Baby Stella born at 23 weeks, just 440 grams

August 10, 2012 No Comments »

MODERN medicine is usually powerless to save babies born before 23 weeks gestation, but doctors say Stella Miloseski is the “exception to the rule”. Stella was born at 22 weeks and 5 days – only a week older than the ... Read More »

Families of Premmies Going Green

Families of Premmies Going Green
February 9, 2012 No Comments »

After the resounding success of the first “Wear Green for Premmies” Day in 2011, Ms Julia Toivonen, founder of the L’il Aussie Prems website which hosted the inaugural event, is eagerly looking forward to this year’s fundraiser. The 2012 “Wear ... Read More »

My experience from being on TV!

November 5, 2009 2 Comments »

October was an exciting month for myself and Li’l Aussie Prems because we were featured on a great new show on channel 9 called “Money for Jam”. We filmed the show back in May so it felt like a lifetime ... Read More »

Eileen is a Treasure in many ways

April 21, 2009 No Comments »

Eileen from Bracken Ridge, is a mum living in a busy world consumed with helping families of premature babies for the past 10 years throughout Queensland. Eileen has been a committee member of Preterm Infants Parent Association (PIPA) since the ... Read More »