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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. . . 

25 week triplets turn 5 and mum runs for charity

Triplet's Molly, Joshua and Cameron Nicholl have overcome odds and thrived - they've recently turned 5 and are about to start school.  Now mum, Lucy, chooses to give back by running in the Hawkes Bay marathon.

New Pepi Splint could alleviate infection for fragile premature babies

The newly designed Pepi Splint wraps around the baby's arm or foot to hold the drip in place, and the sticking plaster wraps around the silicone, not the babies skin

The World's smallest boy born at 258gms, gets to go home

The world's smallest baby boy, who was born in October in Japan weighing as much as an apple, is now ready for the outside world, his doctor said Friday.

"Giraffe shuttle" helping babies at Waikato Hospital

Thanks to a new "Giraffe Shuttle" - donated by The Neonatal Trust - Waikato Hospital will be able to make it easier to move delicate, fragile pre-term babies 

Activity across New Zealand in April

There's a range of activity happening around New Zealand during the month of April.  We've pulled it all together into one overall update......

Dame Valerie Adams welcomes a new son - a little earlier than planned

Dame Valerie Adams has given birth to her second child weeks before the due date.

New Giraffe Shuttle for Waikato Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Waikato Neonatal intensive Care Unit (NICU) was kindly donated their first-ever Giraffe Shuttle from The Neonatal Trust thanks to the NZ Financial Markets Charity Golf Classic.


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners