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...

Babies to Breath Better in Bega

The maternity unit at the South East Regional Hospital in Bega is investing in a Bubble CPAP to make it easier for some little newborns to take their first breaths.   CPAP (Continuous positive airway pressure) is used to deliver constant air pressure into...

How We Use Your Donation

The Newborn Intensive Care Foundation has been funding medical equipment and nurse education since 1995. Last year we funded the replacement of the Unit’s breast pumps for $20,000 and a Nava ventilator for $60,000. We raised money via our Bake for Babies fundraiser to...

Be Entertained While Helping the Foundation

“I use my grand IQ to decide what lip gloss to wear in the morning….” We are excited to announce our participation with Dramatic Production’s upcoming stage production of Heathers, the musical! Help us make a Dramatic Difference – book your tickets to the performance...

Well Done Tina

One of the achievements of Bake for Babies Co ordinator, Tina Martinovic, has been securing & organising Bake for Babies stalls at Handmade Canberra. She also ran the Handmade Bake for Babies stalls and raised a whopping $5,117. All the funds raised will go...

Lactation Cookies Recipe

Ingredients Prep time: Approximately 15 minutes Oven temp: Preheat to 170C or 338F Makes: Approximately 14-16 cookies, using a dessert spoon per cookie (double the recipe for more) Source organic, local ingredients wherever possible. Lactation cookies need to be sweet...

Ella’s Story

Ella’s story (told by Ella’s mum Jo) I tested positive for GBS (Group B streptococcus) at 36 weeks gestation. I was told I needed to call the hospital when I was in labour and tell them that I was positive for GBS. I went into labour early hours of September 20...

Ethan’s Story

First Day: It was about 3:00am on Sunday 16th November 2014 when i got the news, our son would be born in hours, not months like we had always expected. We were informed of the situation, that our son, our first child and first grandchild on both sides, had a 60%...