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Baby Sensory Special Event Supporting Miracle Babies

This March, Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense special event classes will be running right across Australia. The ‘Senseathon’ is a wonderful event which will also help babies born premature or sick and their families, raising vital funds to support the work of Miracle Babies Foundation, supporting the 48,000 families impacted each year.…

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Today, 17th November, is World Prematurity Day: Help a Miracle

Today, 17th November, is World Prematurity Day and Miracle Babies Foundation and the world prematurity community are calling on all countries globally to make preterm birth reduction and care a priority. In Australia alone, 27,000 babies are born premature, that’s 1 in 10 babies born early, requiring the specialised care of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN).…

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'Tip In' this World Prematurity Day to support Premature Newborns

This World Prematurity Day (Saturday, 17th November), Tommee Tippee, in support of Miracle Babies Foundation is encouraging everyone to help save a little miracle by ‘tipping in’ in an effort to raise $20,000! By also getting involved and making a small donation, you could help families just like Piper’s.…

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It’s finally here! The Australian Red Cross Blood Service Milk Bank!

This week, all the behind the scenes hard work has paid off for South Australia’s most vulnerable miracle babies with the official launch of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Milk Bank which will supply pasteurised donor breast milk to The Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) and Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) in Adelaide.…

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Saving More Premmie Babies

As the mother of 3 premature babies, I understand that the care my babies received was available as a result of previous research. However, considering research on my own sick baby at the time of their birth and in the days that followed was a very emotional process. And for staff, research under intensive care situations is often seen as an add-on rather than a routine aspect of standard care. Performing trials under these conditions can be expensive, burdensome to undertake, hard to recruit and can take many years to complete.…

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