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Waikato doctor receives top national prize

Accolades for the Waikato nurse practitioner behind the life changing Sugar Babies study just keep coming.  Dr Deborah Harris’ thesis on neonatal hypoglycaemia has received a University of Auckland’s Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in 2013. The Sugar Babies study ran between 2008-2010...

The face of Facebook - Debbie Sinclair

Introducing Debbie Sinclair - our Facebook page administrator. Many of you will have read Debbie’s updates on Facebook.

Little Kickers supporting the ‘Little Fighters’

Little Kickers supporting the ‘Little Fighters’ - through The Neonatal Trust.   Little Kickers, football classes for kids 1 – 7 years, is supporting the much smaller ‘little fighters’ in the world, premature babies in NZ who need our support to survive...

Five reasons why Dads should practise kangaroo care

Pregnancy, labour, childbirth and baby care are terms that have always been associated with mothers. In the midst of all the joys and triumphs of labour and childbirth we often tend to side step the father.
But Dads, did you know that you have an important role to play right after your baby is born?

Turning Hardship into Hope

Jack Bennion, aka Super Jack, was born May 15, 2009, just 23 weeks and two days into Jessi’s pregnancy. He weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. He was born a micro preemie, a term used to describe babies weighing less than two pounds or born at less than 28 weeks gestation.

2014 Entertainment Book

In 2014 The Neonatal Trust is again selling Entertainment books to raise funds.

20% of all sales goes to The Neonatal Trust to help us continue our support of families of premature or sick full term babies as they make their journey through Neonatal Intensive Care, the transition home, and onwards...

Tube feeding in the news

Inara Lintott had only a 5 percent chance of survival at birth – tube feeding saved her life. But, as the months and years went by, her mother Bonnie feared tube feeding was failing their little girl....

The benefits of cuddles

A great article that sums up the benefit of contact for your babies. Doctors say that when cuddled, babies can experience more relaxation, high blood oxygenation, better pain tolerance and more stable body temperature...

Our new website

We've just launched an enhanced website!  Websites and technology in general move quickly and some changes were required. The new website will help us to better convey who we are and what we do also provide information on both our activity and also neonatal issues in general.

As well as a new design and layout...

The Neonatal Trust working with creator of Neonatal Navigator

The Neonatal Trust have been working alongside Judy Hitchcock, the creator of an amazing and very informative website:  www.neonatalnavigator.co.nz.  We have been supporting and endorsing the development of this application which we are promoting to families.

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