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Preterm labour is when you go in to labour before your pregnancy reaches 37 weeks. Here's what to expect when you have your baby prematurely.

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Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Learn about the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where premature or very ill babies are admitted for highly specialised hospital care.

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Having a baby with special needs: the early weeks

Some babies are premature, others are born with a condition that may make their life different in some ways, at least for a time. These babies need special care in hospital.

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What is Prematurity? - Miracle Babies

Prematurity is the term used to describe when a baby is born early

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Breastfeeding your premature baby | Australian Breastfeeding Association

This article is based on our booklet 'Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby'. The booklet contains valuable information from research on breastfeeding premature infants, as well as experiences of other parents of premature babies to inform, reassure and encourage you. If your baby has been, or is about to be born prematurely, we recommend that you purchase the booklet, which will provide much more information to help you deal with the challenges of breastfeeding and parenting your baby.

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Causes - Miracle Babies

Every year in Australia around 48,000 newborn babies require the help of a NICU or SCN, there are many factors linked to premature birth and also many that remain unexplained

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Just for Dads - Miracle Babies

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8 things I wish I knew as a NICU Dad - Miracle Babies

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Sleeping - Miracle Babies

A premature baby’s success at sleeping is vitally important to their health and growth

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NurtureGroup - Miracle Babies

Miracle Babies Foundation NurtureGroup is free play and support groups for families who have experienced the birth of a premature or sick newborn

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