Baby Loss

The loss of a baby, before or after their birth, is recognised in the UK from 9 October to 15 October. In Australia, there is a day of remembrance – 15 October. Victoria’s first state Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Service will be held at Melbourne Museum at...

Book for The Producers and help us raise some money.

Hilariously funny! Side-splittingly fun! This latest charity fundraising production from Dramatic Productions has all the hallmarks of entertainment at it finest. Staring Daryl Somers of Hey Hey It’s Saturday fame. When a struggling has-been Broadway producer meets an...

Luci Excells

I recently receive this note from Luci: Hello my name is Luci and I love babies! I read about Bake for Babies and I wanted to help. For the past month I have been baking all sorts of yummy treats and selling them to my family and friends. I am excited to say that I...

Aidan’s Story

**This is an edited version of an article from The Canberra Times in 2010. Nine years later Aidan revisited the NICU to thank the doctors and nurses who had cared for him and to learn about his time in the unit.** ABOUT dawn on a March morning two parents headed out...

Prepare to Turn on Your Oven

Take the Bake Challenge. Support the annual Bake for Babies fundraising campaign for the Newborn Intensive Care Foundation (NICF) which helps fund medical equipment for sick and premature newborn babies of the Canberra region. How it works? You bake your favorite...

Help Us Raise Some Bubbles.

“Bubbles for Babies” Fundraiser  WARNING: This concept not suitable for anyone who has never been a baby.  First of all, who doesn’t LOVE bubbles? We can’t deny we smile, or at least become somewhat entranced, when we see shiny bubbles floating in mid-air...

Double The Luv for Terri

Our identical twin girls, Dahli and India, were born on 21st January, 2018 at just 27+3 weeks. They were both 35.5cm long, Dahli weighing 925g and India 890g. I was experiencing a healthy, happy pregnancy and having the girls born extremely early was completely...

Angus’ Story

Nothing can prepare you for the advice “if he comes now, there’s not much we can do…”  At 24 weeks, there was a problem with the pregnancy, and the doc was pretty direct.  Immediate bedrest was prescribed. Very early on 17 December 2011, after holding out for almost 2...

Better Outcomes for Sick Babies

Four Digital Monitoring systems for the Canberra NICU bought with $82,000 donated by the NICF. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris said the highly accurate and non-invasive monitors provided real-time information and could detect sudden changes in the...

Beyond Bank Helps With Important Milestones

The NICF chairman, Peter Cursley CF accepts a donation from Beyond Bank CEO, Robert Keogh for $3,901.49. The donation has gone to fund the popular Milestone Cards that celebrate the milestones of some of our littlest and newest arrivals who need to spend some time in...