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I couldn’t face losing a healthy baby at 20 weeks

I had a difficult start to my pregnancy with four weeks of constant bleeding and as a result a perpetual fear of having another miscarriage. My 12-week scan was normal and I was hoping I could finally relax and enjoy the rest of my pregnancy. Instead, we left the scan

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As a male and first time Dad I felt useless and helpless…

Both a mother’s and father’s mental health are associated with increased risk that their baby will be born premature, a new study has found. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and published in EClinicalMedicine, found men with persistent mental health problems through adolescence and young adulthood

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Our baby was born at 34 weeks with complications

Here is Sarah Petty’s story: Last week we celebrated our son Thomas’s first birthday. It was a year ago that my husband and I went through some of the most difficult but most rewarding weeks of our lives. This time last year, our baby was born at 34 weeks with

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Prior to giving birth, I hadn’t heard of NICU

On the 27th of February Tia unexpectedly gave birth at 26 weeks. Her baby was breech and transverse and required an emergency c-section. This was Tia’s first baby, and she had no idea what to expect, let alone what NICU was… Here is Tia’s story: Darcy is my first born

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Bush fires, COVID and a newborn at 34

I was 34 years old and fell pregnant for the first time, after being a mum to my stepson for 4 years (I met him at age 3), so I had no experience what to expect with a newborn. Here is Ruth’s story: I had a fairly normal early pregnancy

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