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Essentials of Baby Play

Play is fundamental to healthy brain development.  It can be quiet or noisy, energetic or passive, social or non-social, relaxed or serious, imaginative or purposeful.  With the team at Baby Sensory, we're pleased to annouce a new support resource, Essentials of Baby Play.

Neonatal Research Update

Dr Max Berry is a consultant neonatologist who works in the Wellington Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and also a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Health for the University of Otago (Wellington) The Neonatal Trust is proud to have supported Dr Berrys research since 2013. Read the latest update provided by her and the team on the incredible, world leading research being undertaken right here in New Zealand.  

Improving the mental wellbeing of wāhine Māori

Innovation Unit is working on a project to improve the hauora of Māori mothers, and are looking to kōrero with wāhine Māori who have experienced any kind of mental distress from becoming hapū, up to your pēpi being 1 year old and have now come to a better place and are happy to share your story. Your experiences and whakaaro will inform new ideas to better support mothers through this time, which will be then be co-designed and tested with Māori mothers, whānau and health professionals

Supporting the Otago Nursing Excellence Awards

The Neonatal Trust, in conjunction with the Donald Malcolm Research & Educaton Fund, were delighted to support the 2019 Otago Nursing Excellence Awards as part of International Nurses Day on 12

Spartan supports The Neonatal Trust

The Neonatal Trust are privileged to be supported by the world's greatest obstacle course!

Incubator Donation boxes - out and about!

Our incubator donation boxes have been out in the community raising awareness and funds!

New recliners for Christchurch Neonatal Unit

The Neonatal Trust were proud to present 6 brand new recliner chairs to the Christchurch Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) thanks to Alicia Gainsford and her niece Lilly.

Worlds smallest baby survives at 245gms

When she was born,she weighed about the same as an apple at just 245gms, now at 2kgs 5months later, 'Saybie' has defied all odds.....

 

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. . . 

2019 Raffle winners drawn

On Thursday 22nd March, The Neonatal Trust 2019 raffle was drawn under Police Supervision at Tory & Ko Jewellers at the Old Bank Arcade Wellington

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