Premature Babies

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 »

Premmie Hero Awards 2010

March 16, 2010 No Comments »

Do you know a “Local Premmie Hero”? L’il Aussie Prems, an online support site for families of premature babies & children, is proud to once again sponsor Australia’s first award to recognise and celebrate the dedication of individual volunteers within ... Read More »

Nurturing Touch in the NICU and Beyond

November 27, 2009 1 Comment »

  Watch, listen and learn – your baby is your teacher! Positive, nurturing touch is important in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as premature babies often experience negative, painful touch by way of medical treatments. For an infant to ... Read More »

My premmie baby starts pre-school next year

November 13, 2009 1 Comment »

Gosh where has the time gone? I can’t believe that Ronan will start pre-school next year! I am sure many parents are thinking the same thing but when you have a child who was born too early (13wks too early ... Read More »