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Little Bag of Calm

Our Little Bag of Calm is the perfect gift for any parent who has a baby in the neonatal unit. With tips, tools and activities all aimed at encouraging parents to take a moment for Self Care. It’s been lovingly designed by parents who have been through the experience of having a

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Nina’s Story

Hi, my name is Keira and our little treasure Nina was born 3 months early and spent 68 days in the neonatal ward at The Mercy hospital in Melbourne. She was on CPAP, high flow, low flow and finally spent a very long time fattening up (in the “Fat Farm”!)

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Westfield Local Heroes

We got some great news recently, after a rigorous assessment process, two of our team members Shusannah Morris (CEO) and Michelle Barry (NSW Volunteer Extraordinaire) have been selected in VIC and NSW to progress to the community voting stage of the Westfield Local Hero grant. These two ladies do a tremendous amount of work for

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Little Readers Read-a-thon 2nd – 13th September

Why reading matters… Even the tiniest babies need frequent exposure to spoken language to ensure optimal early brain development. During a baby’s time in the Neonatal Unit critical brain development is occurring, including the development of the pathways in the brain that control language skills. By reading to their babies,

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Medela Voucher

Our good friend and longstanding partner Medela would like to further support us and the members of our community by offering an amazing 30% discount to families of premature and sick babies when you purchase any item from Medela’s website. 10% of all sales will be then be donated back

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Lincoln

Lincoln entered the world feet first on on 30 June 2013. Mum’s waters broke and Mum was flown to The Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. 24 hours later Lincoln arrived decided to beat a c-secton and entered the world as a footling breech. Lincoln spent 12 days in the nicu

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Emily’s Story

Emily was born at Monash Hospital at 27 weeks gestation following Premature Rupture of Membranes. I was on holidays in Venus Bay with my husband and our two year old son when my waters broke in the early hours of the morning. We first drove to Leongatha Hospital, and I

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Help Us Change a Family’s Journey This EOFY

We are asking for your support this end of financial year because, sadly, we are still meeting families in our community who are not getting access to the critical peer support services they need. Life’s Little Treasures Foundation provides many services to support families and one of our most critical services

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Shusannah Morris Wins Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 Award

Co-Founder and CEO of Life’s Little Treasures Foundation (LLTF) Shusannah Morris, is one of 25 deserving winners of Pro Bono Australia’s annual Impact 25 Awards for 2018. The prestigious awards recognise the most influential and inspiring people in the social (including not-for-profit) sector who are creating a positive impact in

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The Amazing Lil’ Miss Tessaley Defies the Odds

In 2013 on Easter weekend, at only 26 weeks along, I stopped feeling my baby move. I didn’t want to be the overly paranoid mom who went into the hospital over every little thing so I figured maybe she was sleeping. After time had passed and still nothing, I looked

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