smallbabies 528188 https://www.smallbabies.co.nz en-nz Small Babies 30 Before the NICU - Things I Wish I'd Known https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/before-the-nicu-blog.html I went into labour at just 25 weeks pregnant and I had no idea of what we were about to go through. Although no-one's experiences are exactly the same, these are the important parts of the journey for every NICU mum-to-be. 022, 1 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/before-the-nicu-blog.html nicupreterm birthbed restprematurity Giving Back to the NICU https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/donating-prem-clothing-and-knitting-blog Are you looking for ways to help the premature and unwell babies in NICU and their families? If you can knit, crochet or sew your creations will be truly appreciated, and there's some fantastic NZ charities that you can assist in other ways. 022, 27 May 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/donating-prem-clothing-and-knitting-blog donatenicucharitiesclothingknitting What is RSV? https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/rsv-premature-baby-health-blog.html For the first two years premature babies are at high risk of re-admission to hospital with respiratory infections. Keeping your baby safe from viruses over winter is really important and could even save their life! 018, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/rsv-premature-baby-health-blog.html rsv virus medically fragile Christmas in the NICU https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/christmas-in-nicu.html Any time in the NICU is hard, but even more so during the holidays when most people have plans to go away or spend time with their families. Here's 10 Tips for finding some balance over the Christmas break. 048, 1 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.smallbabies.co.nz/blog/christmas-in-nicu.html nicupreterm birthchristmasholidays