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It’s finally here! The Australian Red Cross Blood Service Milk Bank!

This week, all the behind the scenes hard work has paid off for South Australia’s most vulnerable miracle babies with the official launch of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Milk Bank which will supply pasteurised donor breast milk to The Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) and Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) in Adelaide.…

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Saving More Premmie Babies

As the mother of 3 premature babies, I understand that the care my babies received was available as a result of previous research. However, considering research on my own sick baby at the time of their birth and in the days that followed was a very emotional process. And for staff, research under intensive care situations is often seen as an add-on rather than a routine aspect of standard care. Performing trials under these conditions can be expensive, burdensome to undertake, hard to recruit and can take many years to complete.…

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Join us at the Inaugural Miracle Moon Walk

We're on the countdown for the Miracle Moon Walk and we're thrilled to see all of the walkers who have signed up already. Thanks also to our partners, WaterWipes, who are a proud sponsor of the Miracle Moon Walk. Sign up and invite your friends today. www.miraclemoonwalk.com.au…

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Give Miracle Babies a Helping Hand

Local residents of Sydney South West and Bankstown are being encouraged to come down to their local McDonald’s restaurant and support the Miracle Babies Foundation by purchasing a McDonald’s ‘Helping Hand'.…

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Letting mother nature work with medicine is a win for our earliest babies

A procedure that costs nothing and will save thousands of premature babies lives wins the 2018 Australian Trial of the Year. Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) Chair, Professor John Zalcberg commented “ACTA is delighted to honour the APTS trial investigators and coordinators with this award. The trial is of exceptional standard, addresses a critical gap in evidence, and will significantly improve premature infant health outcomes.”…

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Miracle Month of May 2018

“Premature birth is Australia’s single largest killer of Australian Children” - Dr Robert Guaran The birth of a child is a miracle, but parents face the stark reality that 1 in 10 (9%) babies are born prematurely. With planning for parenthood being cut short and the mass of medical equipment supporting their baby’s life, parents are left feeling helpless, guilty, and fearing for the survival of their child. During the Miracle Month of May, Miracle Babies Foundation is calling on Australians to help families challenged by prematurity or sickness.…

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