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Why Are ‘WOMBATs’ So Important?

‘WOMBATs’ – are identifiers for mums who are separated from their babies when their newborns are unwell and needing NICU support. WOMBAT is the acronym for a “Whiff Of Mothers Breast Any Time”. They are found in the packs for collection of colostrum, the...

World Prematurity Day

It’s the smallest feet that make the biggest impact on our hearts. November 17 is World Prematurity Day, a globally celebrated awareness day to increase awareness of preterm births as well as the deaths and disabilities due to prematurity and the simple, proven,...

Grant to Help Fund Cooling Blanket

Thank you to all who voted for me to be a Westfield Local Hero. Your vote has enabled us to fund a special cooling blanket to treat newborn babies who are having trouble breathing. Babies who do not cry and breathe at birth, may develop a condition called as Hypoxic...

The Value of Dads After Newborn Loss

The Newborn Intensive Care Foundation provided funds so that Australian National University researchers could include bereaved fathers into their larger study on mothers’ experiences, practices and meaning-making regarding lactation and breastmilk donation after...

We Need Your Vote

It only takes a minute. I would like you to vote for me. If I am the successful winner, the Newborn Intensive Care Foundation will receive a $10,000 grant from Westfield Shopping Centre Woden to purchase a special cooling blanket to help prevent brain damage in...

VIRTUAL BAKE FOR BABIES 2021-ORDER ONLINE NOW

Help us raise the funds for a cooling blanket and phototherapy blanket by participating in this year’s Virtual Bake for Babies. Simply order online now for pick-up or delivery from 31 July to 1 August. This years bakers are: Forty-Two Cakes Dalliance My Sweet...