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Tummy Time

Working with Baby Sensory, we're pleased to announce a new support resource "Tummy Time".

If your baby finds being on his tummy physically uncomfortable, introduce tummy time gradually, two or three times a day for a few minutes. It will eventually become part of your baby’s daily routine and he will learn, play and practise essential head control movements in this position. Make sure your baby is safe and attended

Thank you Stansborough

The Neonatal Trust are privileged to present beautiful blankets to 64 Wellington based families this winter thanks to Stansborough.

Activity across New Zealand in August 2019

There's a range of activity happening in our regions in August. We've pulled this together into one page as an overall update. . 

When is a square not a square?

Have you ever wondered what happens to all those 10 cm x 10 cm woollen squares that get knitted?

Ava's life - 23wks 5days

My life was not very easy at the start, I was a premature baby. Born at 23 weeks and 5 days and I weighed 645 grams. I spent about 4 months in the NICU, then I came home to my family.  

Research tells an important story

The Neonatal Trust has supported the work of a range of doctors, nurses and scientists all working together to try and get the answers we desperately need to keep these vulnerable babies safe and well, not just in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, but throughout their lives.

Brock's battle continues at Starship

Ex 26 weeker, Brock Wilton-Weaver has spent more time in hospital than an 18-month-old should. The Wellington toddler was born 11 weeks early and is now in hospital fighting for his life.

Waikato businesses support by hosting incubator donation boxes

Thanks to New World Rototuna and New World Te Rapa who hosted our Waikato-based incubator donation box last month!

World of WearableArt supporting The Neonatal Trust

The World of WearableArt™ Ltd have been long term supporters of The Neonatal Trust. Since 2008 we have been one of their charities of choice and as such, they have allowed us to sell an allocation of tickets to the WOW® Preview show and retain a portion of the proceeds.  This year's show will be held on Wednesday 25th September with tickets going on sale on Wednesday 17th July.

Activity across New Zealand in July 2019

There's a range of activity happening in our regions in July. We've pulled this together into one page as an overall update. . . 

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Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners