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34 Weeks

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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“The doctor wants the baby out now!”…

Isla Joy was born on 2/11/19 at 34 weeks, she spent 17 nights in the Special Care Nursery in a hospital an hour away from her home in Traralgon, regional Victoria. Mum Eden shares their story: Other than awful morning sickness that lasted until 20 weeks, my pregnancy had been

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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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Melissa

Leading up to…… The Friday before I had been at my mother in laws for dinner and had been sitting on the floor when I noticed that my feet had swollen up to the size of elephants.   On to the Sunday morning I woke up with  headache so my Mum

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Charlotte

Melanie’s story – How she fought to survive Swine Flu & Charlotte born 34 weeks Where to begin… I have had the privilege of having 2 amazing little miracles. My first a son Thomas whom was born at 30weeks. Weighing 4pds 2 oz he will be 5 in 2 weeks

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