Our support

Kangaroo cuddles awareness day 2017

May 15th is International Kangaroo Cuddle Awareness day so there’s no better time to share some information on this great practise.

Mothers day pick me up

Mothers day is special day for many.  For hundreds of families on Sunday 14th May, their memories will be different to most. . .       There are over 350 incubators and cots in neonatal units across New Zealand. While the unit is the best place for the care of their baby (or babies, in the case of multiples) they would love to be home on Mothers day. We have organised a pick-me-up package to each and every family with a baby in a neonatal unit to brighten their day

Neonatal research success

Dr Maria Saito Benz, who is currently working on her PhD under the supervision of Dr Max Berry, has just been awarded the New Investigator Award for Neonatology! 
The first part of her PhD thesis has been the NIMO-AI study (Near Infrared spectroscopy for Monitoring brain Oxygenation in Anaemic premature Infants) the first of our ‘NIMO’ series. . . 

Leaving the Unit

Working with parents who have been there, we're developing more resources to help those on a neonatal journey. The arrival of a premature and/or sick baby can be an incredibly stressful and anxious time - while it is what you wanted, going home can be particularly stressful . . . 

One Family, Four Charities

Nearly 9 years ago 4 amazing charities entered our lives.  Our twin boys were born premature at 27 weeks (13 weeks early) and their lives were in the hands of . . .   

Neonatal parents thoughts on starting school

On behalf of neonatal parents, we often seek feedback on the thoughts and experiences of those who have been there before. In mid January we were asked to post the following question on our Facebook page: 
What did you do when your premmie / micropremmie started school?

Max Berry and neonatal research

One of the three core objectives of The Neonatal Trust is to aid neonatal-related medical research. Dr Max Berry is leading some wonderful research into the early care of neonatal babies and how these can impact their life . . .

February 2017 Partner of the Month, PwC Foundation

We're grateful to all those who provide their ideas, time and donations to The Neonatal Trust. 
This month we want to say an extra special thanks to PwC, our Partner of the Month for February 2017. 

Multiple thanks for great support

We're privileged to have some great support coming our way!  Malcolm, one of our volunteers, participated in the last ever '9 in 10' competition with The Paul Henry Show and is generously donating $1,000 of this to us . . .

Neonatal Secret Santa

Christmas day is a day for families to get together, be together and make memories. For hundreds of families this Christmas, their memories will be different to most.


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners