Closer to Nature Bottles
Closer to Nature Bottles have a unique teat with ripples that allow it to flex and stretch like mum’s breast, making for a truly natural feeding experience and helping to ease the transition between bottle and breast. They also have a patented venting system to help with colic.
Mini Shooting Stars
Shooting Stars gives children of all abilities, aged three to six, a chance to play sport at their own pace. Shooting Hoops in Croydon South is helping children with disabilities to play mainstream sports. It’s a low-key program where children can come along and make new friends, learn about basketball, pick up some new skills and just have an hour to be active and enjoy the fun and games.
Women Who Have Been There
Women Who Have Been There is a support group made up of Adelaide mums who have had their babies go through Neonatal Care. We support mums and families in the unit and once home as you will read through this website. Please read about our journeys in our stories here below.
Earlybirds is a beautiful collection of baby clothing designed by the mother of a premature baby, especially for premature babies. www.earlybirds.com.au
Chic Mother and Baby
On-line boutique store for stylish mothers, babies and toddlers, offering a range of maternity, baby and toddler clothing, accessories, skincare, toys and gifts. Safe and secure shopping from home. Layby service available. www.chicmotherandbaby.com.au
Women & Infants Research Foundation
WIRF is the sole organisation in Western Australia dedicated to research and education in the fields of women’s health and reproduction. Their research focuses on the major health issues that affect newborns, reproduction and women’s health at all ages. www.wirf.com.au
You Named Your Baby What?
“You Named Your Baby What” is a book born from the fact that there were no baby name books like it. Jilly Standfield a mother & author wrote a unique baby name and nickname guide which includes simple positive meanings, a variety of names and spellings and possible nicknames. www.jillystansfield.com
The Zaky is a soft but heavy pillow that imitates the look, feel, weight, scent, and warmth of the parents’ hand and forearm. It assures proper positioning, helps with pain management and sleep, provides a sense of protection, and assists with the physical and psychological development of the child. www.thezaky.net.au
We aim for your experience with us at ‘Precious Prems’ to be hassle free, enjoyable and informative. We sell Tummytub, Hugabub, Earlybirds, Safetsleep, Zaky, and our own custom made range of NICU approved baby clothing. www.preciousprems.com.au
The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is committed to supporting parents and infants (0-24 months) to enhance parent well-being and children’s healthy development through basic research and development of evidence-based interventions. Specialist areas of interest include antenatal and postnatal depression and anxiety, risk screening, premature birth, the transition to parenthood and enhancing infant development and mental health. www.piri.org.au
Bears of Hope
Bears Of Hope offers support and guidance for parents who have experienced the loss of their baby during Pregnancy, Birth or Infancy. Through the donation of a bear of hope, parents are provided with the comfort of knowing they are not alone from the very beginning, and offered significant ongoing support to heal their broken hearts. www.bearsofhope.org.au
Pregnancy Loss Australia
Pregnancy Loss Australia (formerly known as Teddy Love Club) is a national support program for bereaved families who suffer the loss of their baby or babies from miscarriage, stillbirth, termination for foetal abnormality and neo natal loss through our early support program and professional support services. www.teddyloveclub.org.au
Tube Fed Kids
There are lots of premature babies that go home on NGT and most families find that they feel alone! You are not alone! Visit the website for feeding support www.tubefedchildren.grouply.com or visit the following website for support when weaning your baby from NGT feeding www.notube.at
ACOCP is an Australian community organisation giving the gift of photographic memories to children in need and their families. We specialise in giving the gift of photographic memories to families who have had a stillbirth, premature baby, infant in the NICU or child with serious or terminal illnesses. Participating photographers will come to the hospital or your home at a time convenient to you and will help supply you with cherished photographic memories. There will be no charge for this service. www.acocp.org.au
AnEdge Design makes custom made digitally designed invitations, announcements, thank you cards, greeting cards and more suited to you taste and style. If you’re looking for a simple birthday card to a fancy wedding invite AnEdge Design will work with you to create something wonderful. www.anedgedesigns.com
A new Australian premature baby support website & clothing store. Hints and advice, premmie stories, a directory for obstetricians, maternity hospitals and paediatricians, keepsakes, clothing and more. www.premmieangels.com.au
Australian Action on Pre-eclampsia Inc. (AAPEC) is an association incorporated in Victoria. It is a voluntary organisation set up to provide support and information to families who have suffered from pre- eclampsia. www.aapec.org.au
Tummy Tub – Sunros Pty Ltd
TummyTub® is an easy, stress free and safe way to bath and settle your baby. TummyTub® is endorsed by medical professionals as the best way to bath your baby. The popularity of the TummyTub® has been growing worldwide, with TummyTubs being used in homes, neo-natal units, maternity wards, nurseries and children’s hospitals for more than 10 years. www.tummytub.com.au
Dr Brown’s Bottles
A complete feeding system for happier babies. Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow® helps to reduce feeding problems like colic, spit-up, burping and wind. And the positive pressure created by our system is as close to breastfeeding as your baby can get. www.drbrowns.com.au
Bottlefed.com.au website supplies information and feeding tips researched from Australian and International publications, public printed literature, internet websites and feeding tips from other parents whom have found certain methods useful and successful and hope you may also benefit from their shared information. www.bottlefed.com.au
Pink or Blue
Pink or Blue provides personalised friendly service and quality products essential for new parents. We offer a large range of products necessary for pregnancy, birth and beyond, making them readily available to you in the comfort of your own home. www.pinkorblue.com.au
Your Cheeky Monkey
Gorgeous handcrafted products and gifts for baby showers, new babies, and children that you will not see in the shops. We stock great stuff for mum and dad too, as well as Cuski comforters, organic skin care, handmade gift cards, infant clothing & more! www.yourcheekymonkey.com.au
MiniLaLa nappies are the ultimate in pretty nappies! As well as being absolutely gorgeous, they are trim, easy to use, and absorbent. Each nappy has a designer cotton outer, hidden waterproof PUL layer, and suedecloth inner. Our AIOs have an absorbent bamboo and microfibre core, and our Pocket MCNs come with absorbent microfibre or bamboo inserts. None of our nappies require covers, or anything extra. www.minilala.com.au
A website & forum dedicated to Australian dads. www.dadsbackyard.com
Bibs and Rattles
Looking for more than pink for girls and blue for boys then you’ve come to the right place…Bibs and Rattles offers quality at affordable prices as well as FREE shipping for all orders. So, grab a cuppa, sit back, relax and have a browse around our site. www.bibsandrattles.com
Babyuniverse is a one-stop-shop for parents of babies and toddlers that takes the hassle and time-wasting out of online shopping. Babyuniverse combines many of Australia’s existing baby goods websites into a single easy to use online baby directory. A unique feature of our directory is that small businesses are able to list their baby-related website and services for free. Aswell as being a directory, babyuniverse also has a Shopping Section and some Yummy Baby Recipes. Members can also submit Media Releases about their company – whether it be a sale you are having or details of a new product. And finally – babyuniverse has some fantastic FREE competitions for everyone to enter. So visit babyuniverse now at www.babyuniverse.com.au
Emotive Images is a boutique Brisbane studio specialising in unique and creative Wedding and Portrait photography. Our clients receive personalised service, while creating contemporary and alluring images that decorate their homes and enrich their memories www.emotiveimages.com.au
Tots-n-Tums is a fun and friendly online community for parents of all ages to discuss topics lie conception, pregnancy, labour and birth, parenting and beyond www.tots-n-tums.net
Oz Baby Trends
Specialising in cloth nappies and feminine care solutions for the modern family. Unique gifts and accessories for mother and baby. We stock cloth nappies and accessories, cloth pads, aprons, bibs, bags, Little Beetle chair and more www.ozbabytrends.com
Time For Bed
Time For Bed is an Australian based online retailer providing a range of quality childrens pyjamas, baby sleepwear and baby gifts www.timeforbed.com.au
French Baby Boutique | French Baby Clothes
Comme les grands, kids fashion boutique, shoes for babies, girls shoes, boys shoes and school shoes. www.comme-les-grands.com.au
Childcare Chat is a forum designed for parents to discuss issues in childcare. It presents an opportunity for parents to affect change within the Australian childcare industry by voicing experiences, opinions, suggestions and questions regarding ABC Learning Centres and the childcare industry as a whole. www.childcarechat.com.au
Designer Baby Slings
Designer Baby Slings is Australia’s boutique online baby sling store -compare and buy trusted baby sling designer brands Peanut Shell, Hotslings, Serena & Lily, Lucky Baby and more. Heaps of info and helpful tips..cool slings from $25..flat rate delivery Australia wide..we’re here to help! www.designerbabyslings.com.au
Bellisimo Bracelets – Exquisite Crystal Jewelry and Bracelets
Distinctly unique Swarovski crystal, pearl, and sterling silver bracelets as baptism gifts for babies, best friends, bridesmaid gifts, birthday gifts, keepsakes and many other occasions. www.bellisimobracelets.com
This is the only book of its kind with advice on how NICU parents can best use this wonderful tool to both keep family and friends updated, and to receive much needed love and support. www.nicurollercoaster.com
A journal of a premature baby’s first year written retrospectivley
A light hearted retrospective story of a 30 weekers first year www.thesmallestpencil.blogspot.com
Time for a Cuppa
Timeforacuppa is a growing online community. Why not pop on & make some new friends.. www.timeforacuppa.com
New Age Nappies
Australian supplier of modern cloth nappies accessories. Great brands, great prices and great service. www.newagenappies.com.au
All babysitters professionally screened & selected for your family’s safety. www.dialanangel.com
An Australian Baby Directory, providing you with the best services, products and essential accessories for your baby and young children. www.nursery.com.au
Star Allergy Alerts
Star Allergy Alerts are a bright fun range of allergy and medical alert products for children! The range includes Badges, Stickers, T-shirts, Allergy/Medical Alert Bracelets, Wristbands, Epipen Pouches and more!Star Allergy Alerts products are fun and comfortable to wear,PLUS they send a clear alert message to everyone that your childcomes into contact with. “These products offer a practical way to increase awareness tochildren’s food allergies and medical conditions… to help protect them from well-meaning offerings that could put them in danger… “ www.starallergyalerts.com.au
Australian Owned & Manufactured Moonbaby Nursing & Prenatal Pillows were developed by a mother through her experiences of her two beautiful children. Prenatal Pillow provides all the support you need during your pregnancy is one of the best gifts a pregnant woman can get.Nursing Pillow makes your breastfeeding experience very comfortable and enjoyable. It enhances very special emotional and physical bond between you and your baby.More detais please visit:. www.moonbaby.com.au.
Our mission at SPD— Australia, is to raise the awareness and understanding of Sensory Processing Disorder in Australia. SPD—Australia offers much needed support and advice to those suffering from this very REAL condition. www.spdaustralia.com.au
Parents supporting parents. We provide a chatroom where parents can talk with other parents, ask questions and generally help each other through the grieving process. www.ourangelbaby.org
A journal of a premature baby’s first year written retrospectivley
A light hearted retrospective story of a 30 weekers first year www.thesmallestpencil.blogspot.com
Cradlesong is run by parents, for parents, and is a great place to find and share parenting information, experiences, news and reviews. Visit us to find child and family friendly things to do, events and shows. Participate in discussions on parenting, read and share your own reviews and comments, or simply share your fun stories about your kids.
The Jac & Lou Range
The jac&lou range has been designed for busy mums and women that want to be comfortable and look good. Our fabulous maternity and breastfeeding wear will ensure you will be feeling and looking sensational through and beyond your pregnancy. Our collection includes maternity pants, skirts, t-shirts, shorts, breastfeeding bras and of course, our versatile Peek A Booby breastfeeding singlet. The Peek A Booby makes nursing your baby in public easy and turns every top into a breastfeeding garment. jac&lou Maternity & Breastfeeding Clothing– ANYWHERE, ALL THE TIME….www.jacandlou.com.au
Sweet Expressions – Nappy Cakes, Gifts and More
Sweet Expressions is a family business based in Perth specialising in gifts for new babies. Beautiful and useful gifts delivered direct to hospital if required, for less than a bunch of flowers.
Womens Lifestyle Publications
Having a baby changes everything about what you are: physically, socially, morally, everything. We have compiled a guide to pregnancy for the expectant mother which can answers any pregnancy question and will give all the pregnancy facts to assist mom and baby alike with a healthy pregnancy and a happy future. www.womenslifestylepublications.com.au
Our affordable maternity clothes are also trendy maternity clothes. Stylish maternity clothes for every occasion. Buy our maternity clothes online and save!.
Baby Sign Language
Baby sign language is a great way to help you communicate with your pre-verbal baby. Baby sign language helps babies that are ready to communicate, but can’t talk bridge the gap to full speech. Imagine how it would change life if your baby could tell you when she wanted milk, was too hot, or just wanted to show you something your missed like a flower!
Baby sign language has a lot of benefits. Most importantly doing baby signs is a lot of fun and helps you bond with your baby.www.babysignlanguage.com
Neways International and LR Health and Beauty Partners
Neways philosophy is that they do not use over 3000 toxic chemicals in their products and their products have been used to treat adhd, migraines, cancer, odd, menopause. They have a huge vitamin and supplement range that is used for many things such as pain, building up your organs, improving your general health. They have products for the home and the family and are safe for the environment.. www.neways.com.au
Personlised Candles and Gifts
Personalised Candles to mark special occasions. Ideal keepsake for all occasions from Birth, Christening/Baptism, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Memorial.
Our mission is to help bereaved families find comfort and healing in a unique and personal way through Keepsakejewelleryand Memorial jewellery.
Our range of Bereavement jewellery includes personalized Lockets, Cremation jewellery, Miniature Urn jewellery and more keepsake jewellery on request
The BubBE Book
Welcoming a baby into the world is an extraordinary experience in itself…however the arrival of a baby prematurely can make it utterly overwhelming! The BubBE Book – an NICU journal created so you can record all of the unique experiences that come with having a child prematurely – and the Bub Born Early website have been created to provide a source of information, inspiration, guidance and hope for the family and friends of Bubs Born Early, otherwise known here as BubBE’s. As well as The BubBE Book, we also sell isolette clings and Bub Born Early car window decals and bumper stickers.www.BubBornEarly.com
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