Posts Tagged ‘premature baby’

Hugo's Legacy: Fundraising for First Touch

Hugo’s legacy grew still further at the weekend with an event fundraising for First Touch, the charity for sick and premature babies at St George’s Hospital. My wonderful friend Louise hosted a Jamie at Home evening. For the uninitiated, a Jamie at Home party gives attendees the opportunity to browse and purchase Jamie Oliver kitchen and homeware […] Read more…

Five reasons why all preemies are completely inspiring

Babies born prematurely are completely remarkable and inspiring. Besides my beautiful Hugo, born at just 24 weeks, I have heard many other stories of preemies’ huge character that belies their tiny size. These preemies demonstrate a strength and bravery to put grown-ups to shame. They scrap and fight with every scrap of their being to […] Read more…

How to help neonatal parents

It’s Neonatal Awareness Day on Tuesday September 30, which is a timely opportunity to talk about some of the challenges that parents whose baby is in a neonatal unit face. If someone close to you is one of these mummies or daddies you’ll probably want to know what to do to help them. The emphasis is on […] Read more…

Please dig deep for neonatal charities

Today is Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Giving Day, which is a great opportunity to remind everyone why helping neonatal charities is so important – and the impact their work has on poorly babies and their families. Neonatal units in hospitals up and down the country – and indeed the world – help give sick […] Read more…

The 24 week abortion limit and viability of premature babies: exploring behind the emotive headline

The 24 week legal abortion limit has been in the news again, with a couple calling for a review after their daughter was born alive at the same stage of pregnancy. This issue is far more complex than how it has been reported. It is about more than the rights and wrongs of abortion and the legal limit. […] Read more…

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