Harmony’s Story

I had my baby Desiigner Te Rauwhero Steven Heitia born @ 30 weeks gestation weighing 1905 grams in Waikato Hospital in August 2021. On this day was the 19th anniversary of the passing of my great grandmother & members of my family saw this as rebirth. During this...

Clare’s Story

Our wee girl Clare Louise was born in August 2012 nine weeks premature (31 weeks) in Wellington Hospital. Her brother was born at 37 weeks in 2010 by emergency c-section. When pregnant with Clare in 2012, at approx 27 weeks, Mum started bleeding and spent a few days...

Cushla’s Story

In 2016 I lost my baby at 13 weeks and even though I was a teenager, I spent years trying to conceive again after that and it just wasn’t happening for my partner and me. I felt hopeless and broken and eventually gave up trying and then all of my dreams came...

Zowie’s Story

I knew there were premature babies, but I never thought it would happen to me. I actually thought the opposite would happen – he’d stay in there for 42 weeks and need to be evicted! So when I reached 29 weeks and got “a show”, then started getting tummy ache...