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New research to help identify best way to feed premature babies for development

Brain scans will check how feeding affects the development of premature babies as part of a study at four Auckland hospitals. 

A marathon effort for Campbell

Read the reason why Campbells been busy training for the Dunedin marathon

Activity across New Zealand in June

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

Wool giveaway

It's the first official day of winter and what better time to think wool?! To celebrate the wonderful fibre that is wool, we have a beautiful woollen mobile to giveaway. . .

 

Heart attack survivor wakes, says 'I love you'

Kate Meldrum gave birth to her daughter Ruby on 6 May at just 26 weeks gestation. . .   

Dad of premature son encourages research to help others

Franky Wang never expected his son Jeremy, to be worn at 29 weeks and five days gestation.   Jeremy spent the first eight weeks of his life in intensive care, now the Hobsonville resident is sharin

Nappy Momento Pack now available

Do you want to have a tangible reminder of how small your baby was?  Perhaps something to show at their 21st?

Mum of premature baby has heart attack

A young mum who recently gave birth to her premature daughter is now fighting for her life after suffering a heart attack while visiting her baby in hospital. Kate Meldrum (29) gave birth to Ruby on May 6 after 26 weeks, five days gestation, she weighed just 530 grams. . . 

Volunteer knitting for New Zealands most vulnerable

Dunedin neonatal unit has received 40 beanies thanks to a kind volunteer and her friends!

Hospitals struggle with shortage of neonatal beds

Kiwi parents are struggling as "emotionally, financially and physically" as hospitals neonatal beds are pushed beyond capacity.

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