NEW – VIRTUAL BAKE FOR BABIES

Bake for Babies has gone virtual with delicious and stunning treats available for purchase online! With the option of pick up from O’Connor or free delivery within the Canberra region on the 29th or 30th of August, this is an initiative not to be missed! For more...

Maeve’s Story

Maeve was born at the Mercy Hospital on November 12th 2006.  She was 3 months prem and weighed 800grams. She stayed in NICU for 95 days. Her first year was full of hospital stays and seeing all sorts of specialists. 13 years on Maeve is still tiny but she’s ready to...

Grace’s Story

It was a regular Saturday afternoon, I was starting dinner when my waters broke. I was 27 weeks and one day pregnant with our first child, a little girl. Up to that point, my pregnancy had been unremarkable and very healthy. I drove over to the hospital and when the...

James’s Story

When James was born at Calvary Hospital, he had an APGAR of 0 (out of 10) and was blue and floppy. Seeing him like that was the single scariest thing I’ve ever experienced in my life. He required CPR and breathing support for 5 minutes before his heart started...

We May Have Bitten Off More Than We Can Chew

Bake for Babies 2020 will be attempting to raise $110,000 to purchase two Giraffe Incubator Carestations. Will you help? Bake what you want, sell your treats to to friends and family and make a tax deductible donation with the proceeds. To find out how easy it is go...

This is Urgent

With the onset of the Coronavirus, immediate family of sick or premature newborn babies, apart from mothers or their partner, may not be allowed in to the neonatal unit in Canberra to see their baby. Previously, the NICF has helped fund NICUCAM. NICUCAM allows parents...

A Great Australian

It will be a great Australian day when John puts the NICF out of business. Congratulations Prof John Newnham AM – 2020 Senior Australian of the Year. West Australian obstetrics professor John Newnham is a renowned authority on the prevention of pre-term birth,...

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...