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Deegan

I fell pregnant when my son Hunter was 10 months old and had another smooth pregnancy. His due date was the 20th October 2007 but he had other ideas. It all started on the 25th August 2007. I was 32 weeks and 1 day pregnant. It was a Saturday and

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Taj

“It was as though someone had punched his tiny chest in. A gaping hollow, the size of a man’s hand, sucked back to his spine every time he tried to draw breath. Then, there was the sound. A death rattle. He was just 34 hours old”. Taj Jack Thompson was

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Ronan

At 12.50am on the 17th of March, 2006, my husband Mark and I welcomed our very premature son, Ronan into the world at just 27 weeks gestation. This was a day of joy, excitement & celebration but also great concern about the road ahead. My whole pregnancy was trouble free

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Elysse and Zachary

Zachary and Elysse Webb entered the world on 2nd March 2003, 14 weeks early, weighing 955 grams and 915 grams. Our twins were conceived after 4 years of fertility treatment, including 8 operations and 149 injections. Words could not describe the excitement we felt when we heard the words, “you’re

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Angus and Jenna

After numerous IVF cycles we finally received the wonderful news that I was pregnant. I was suffering from fairly brutal morning sickness and a scan at six weeks confirmed the cause – I was carrying twins. Rob and I held our breath for the next six weeks and once we

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Samuel

In February 2004 my partner and I moved from Melbourne over to Wellington, New Zealand. A big step for us but one we were looking forward too. At the end of March I found out I was pregnant with our first child. We were a little shocked but also excited,

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Molly-Rose

Molly-Rose was born on the 5th February 2003 at 25 weeks. Little did we know when we made the big decision to start a family what lay ahead. We started IVF in August 2002, keeping a very positive and open mind as we knew it could possibly be a long

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Brooke

This is a touching and inspirational story from Brooke Edwards who was born 3 months prem about 30 or so years ago. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. It just goes to show how far you can go and what you can achieve with belief,

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Jack

After having a had a perfectly happy, healthy little girl and then a bit of a struggle with some miscarriages we were absolutely overjoyed to make it to the 12 week let-your-breath-out ultra sound with our boy Jack. In reality, it was where we just took one even deeper breath

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Luke

Although it’s been over 7 years, I still remember the events leading to Luke’s birth on 27 Feb 2003. My pregnancy was going fine, not too different from when I was pregnant with my daughter Maya. I was about 6 months pregnant and had invited a few of my friends

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