Parents of premature babies often feel a sense of guilt, regret and
distress about how their baby came into the world. Read our tips for coping at this difficult time.
When a premature baby is ready to go home parents may feel that the
worst is over, but it can be quite daunting adjusting to the transition
A guide to the terminology used in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and special care nurseries (SCN).
Parents of premmie babies understand the emotional
rollercoaster. Premmie babies may need intensive
care, surgery or round the clock monitoring.
Premature births can lead to complications. Here is our guide to the main risks associated with premature birth.
All women should be aware of the signs of pre-term labour. Even if you
are not recognised as having a high risk pregnancy, you are still at
What is premature birth and what are some of the risk factors during pregnancy that can result in a premature birth?
Stroking and caressing your
baby is instinctive. Who can resist those tiny toes or that
fine, silky skin? But what are the benefits of baby massage?
The Local Premmie Hero awards are the brainchild of the L'il Aussie Prems online support website ... read about the 2009 winners