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2019 Kangaroo cuddles awareness day

May 15th is International Kangaroo Cuddle Awareness day so there’s no better time to share some information on this practise - which is great for both babies and parents.

Harrys' story - A 30 week miracle

"Harry’s time in the neonatal unit was full of ups and downs, worries and joys and gave us lots of unique memories. As first time parents we had already felt out of our depth, but this experience was beyond anything we had anticipated." 

May Newsletter

Follow the link to read our May Newsletter . . .  

A HUGE thank you Baby Sensory!

Our heartfelt thanks to Baby Sensory and all those who participated in this wonderful event and choosing to support the work of The Neonatal Trust.

Mothers Day pick me up 2019

Mothers day is special day for many.  For hundreds of families on Sunday 12th May, their memories will be different to most. With some great support, we have organised a pick-me-up package for each and every family with a baby in a neonatal unit to help brighten their day. 

Kate and Ruby, one year later

This time last year, both Ruby Meldrum and her mum Kate were fighting for their lives, one year on, and you would look at them and never realise the rollercoaster the family had been on.  

NEW Baby Milestone Cards

Want to capture a special moment in time? NEW Baby Milestone cards available from your neonatal unit team.

The Body Shop support The Neonatal Trust

For the 3rd year running, The Neonatal Trust have the privilege of having 'Action stations' in all of retail stores of The Body Shop in New Zealand for the Month of May 2019! They are selling the delicious gingerbread 'Have a heart' cookies as well as helping us to raise awareness of the 5,000+ neonatal journeys in New Zealand every year. 

New look for 'Have a Heart' cookies

Be sure to grab your 'Have a Heart' cookies!  Available this year in a new 3 pack . . . 

Activity across New Zealand in May 2019

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


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners