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Wade's journey

Wade was classed as being full term as he was only 2 weeks early, he was born at 38 weeks and he spent 6 days in NICU due to having wet lungs.

Levi's story

Levi was born on the 8th of March, 2012 at 7.26am, weighing 8lb 6oz, seemily a healthy happy baby and nothing could have prepared his parents for the journey they were about to go on

Graduation certificates now available

Going home for the first time after a neonatal journey is a very special moment. No matter how long your stay in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and/or Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) was, the journeys are different to what you expected.  To help you celebrate this milestone, we have prepared Graduation certificates for you . . .

Air New Zealand supporting neonatal research

Supporting neonatal-related medical research is one the three core objectives of The Neonatal Trust.  We want to say a HUGE thanks to Air New Zealand for helping us to advance neonatal research - therefore enhancing the outcomes for many thousands of babies who enter the world prematurely, or full-term with a health issue and/or complication.  

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


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