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Proud Goodbye

It is with some reservation but great excitement that today is my last official day as a Miracle Babies employee (though it will always be my baby). I am so proud of the energy I have shared to build and grow this organization to be what we know it is today, and feel it is the right time. I'll be watching on from the sidelines as Miracle Babies Foundation continues to evolve and grow.…

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Proud to be a Premmie

The arrival of a newborn is often announced through cute photos on Facebook, Instagram and other social platforms. But if the baby comes prematurely, parents can often shy away from posting on social media, unsure of how to share the news, or how friends and family will react.…

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Teeing off for Miracles

Golf enthusiasts, supporters, sponsors and event volunteers came together to make our recent Charity Golf Day a success! A huge thank you to all involved for their efforts and contributions, you have…

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Our Christmas Wish

This time last year our family was praying for a miracle. I cradled my small pregnant bump gently, my head hung low as tears dripped onto my lap. I had been on bed rest since September for pregnancy…

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Miracle families celebrate "Thank U NICU Day"

‘Thank U NICU Day’ will be celebrated on Tuesday 8 November to recognise the efforts of staff in Neonatal Intensive Care Units and Special Care Nurseries across Australia and this year, BabyLove Nappies partners with Miracle Babies Foundation to sponsor the event.…

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Taking your premature baby home: from strict routine to complete disord

I thought having a premature baby in hospital was going to be as tough as it would ever get. And it was. But then we took our boy home. It was one of the best days of my life and one I thought would never come. People said we would be ready – we had spent 5 weeks in hospital getting to know our baby and he was already in a ‘routine’. And I almost believed them. But in actual fact, it was the opposite.…

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The "B" Word

There I was at my Mothers Thursday Group. Sitting quietly holding my newborn daughter Jade and smiling whilst listening to the other mothers talking about their babies. I was contributing to the conversations here and there, I had after all done it all before as Jade was my second child.…

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How to help your friend who has a baby in NICU

A family I know through mutual friends and local sport recently had triplets at just 24 weeks. As soon as I heard, my heart ached for them with a familiar pain that only few people know. I was instantly reminded of just how tough it was in those first few weeks when a hurricane tore through our life at full speed. Nothing could prepare us. The days were long, unpredictable and utterly draining.…

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