Premature Babies

About Our Blog

October 7, 2007 Comments Off on About Our Blog

Welcome to the L’il Aussie Prems Blog. The L’il Aussie Prems blog is written and maintained by 5 mothers of prematurely born babies. Here you will find personal stories about real premature babies and their families, their health and developmental ... Read More »


October 6, 2007 No Comments »

I think a lot of us with premature babies can relate to this poem by Emily Perl Kingsly WELCOME TO HOLLAND I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to ... Read More »

Help on hand for families with premature babies

October 5, 2007 No Comments »

A NATIONAL organisation to support families with babies born prematurely was launched last weeks thanks to a dedicated and computer savvy-mum. Julia Toivonen, 28, of Wantirna, worked solely on the National Premmie Foundation website – – and finished it ... Read More »

Premmies On The Net

October 4, 2007 No Comments »

Something is wrong i said to my husband Mark, 29 as searing pain ripped through me. “I think the baby is coming”. It was mid March 2006 and i was pregnant with my first child, but at only 27 weeks ... 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 »

95 days later

September 29, 2007 1 Comment »

We celebrated a special family milestone this week: following 95 days in neonatal hospital care, our prematurely born daughter Talia passed her 95th day at home. 191 days before this milestone, I was a different person. Walking with blind faith ... Read More »