Max’s Story

Max’s Story (extract from a letter sent by a parent to the Rotary Club of Hall) “On 18 July 2011 our world was turned upside down when our son Max was born two weeks early at Calvary Hospital. Max came out small, however screaming at the top of his lungs. It was not...

Sophia’s Story

If I had to name one defining incident that changed my life (and indirectly led to HerCanberra.com.au being created) it would be the premature birth of our youngest daughter. Four years ago, almost to the day, I was in Canberra Hospital. I was 27 weeks pregnant with...

Elle’s Story

Elle’s story is definitely an amazing one… She suffered meconium inhalation during birth and had resulting complications, including lunch failure. She was aspirated, intubated and in the NICU for around 10 days. Elle was acutely ill and really had very slim odds of...

Ayden’s Story

Young mum and dad, first child. What an experience. My pregnancy was going along normally, minimal morning sickness and each check-up had been great. Had a small bleed while at work, contacted the nurse about this and was informed if I was worried to pop to the...

A great result in Bake for Babies 2017

We have officially turned off the oven for Bake for Babies 2017 until June 2018. For our first Bake for Babies, it has been a great result; $53,540.00. Thank you all so much for your participation and baking efforts and a huge thank you to Icon Water for their...

THANK YOU HELLENIC CLUB

Thanks to the Hellenic Club of Woden nominating the Foundation for the People’s Choice Clubs ACT Charity of the Year for 2016, we have won!! See the Club’s video presentation...

GAME, SET, MATCH

A local charity event this month will raise vital funds for an internet-based initiative with webcam technology that will enable parents to be at the ‘virtual’ bedside of their seriously ill newborns admitted to the Canberra Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit...