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Archive for August, 2012

Father’s Day Competition

Thank you to all the fathers who took part in our father’s day competition. It was fantastic to receive so many beautiful words describing “what is the best thing about being a dad”.

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Jameelee

It all started on the 2nd December 2006, my mum and I went to King Edward Memorial to find out my results from the laposcopy, they were thinking about putting me on hormones therapy tablets to help me get pregnant later on, but before they decided that just in case

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Kai

Kai transferred from Operating Theatre to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Birth Weight Percentile- Below the 3 percentile

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Tahlia

Talia was born on 1st May 2009 at 25 weeks and 6 days, weighing at just 683 grams, she was due to be born on 8th August 2009. Little did we know that when we were going to start a family what a long journey we were facing. I always

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Elora

My daughter was born at 24 weeks old, arriving unexpectedly 4 months ahead of schedule. She was born by emergency caesarean and weighed a tiny 319 grams. Elora spent the first seven months of her life in the Royal Womens Hospital (Melbourne) – the first 5 of these in a

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William

I was 20 weeks pregnant when my husband commented on what an easy time I was having. By 22 weeks, I was dilated to 3cm and the membranes were coming out. We thought we were going to lose our baby. I was rushed to emergency surgery where the membranes were

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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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